Intermec, Inc. has opened its new Cedar Rapids Technology Center, a $12.5 million, two-story, 81,000 square-foot facility. The building, located at 601 Third St. SE in downtown Cedar Rapids, replaces the company’s existing facility at 550 Second St. SE. The total investment for the project was $28 million.
Of the nearly 220 employees at the Cedar Rapids facility, nearly 80% focus on R&D and the design of Intermec’s innovative technologies. The company employs more than 2,300 people globally in more than 65 countries.
The facility itself features an open floor plan, highly collaborative work areas, and more than 12,000 square feet of leading-edge electrical, mechanical, software and RF test labs.
“Intermec has a long history here and we appreciate their recommitment to the central business district, which demonstrates their belief in the future of this region,” said Dee Baird, President & CEO of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance.