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Intelligrated plans $15-million expansion to HQ

By Canadian Packaging Staff   

General Automated material handling Expansion Intelligrated investment creates new jobs

Automated material handling equipment provider to add 200 jobs and double the size of its Mason, Ohio facility.

Intelligrated, a leading North American-owned automated material handling solutions provider, is planning to add 200 new jobs and double the size of its Mason, OH, headquarters. Intelligrated executives made the announcement with Ohio Governor John R. Kasich on November 21, 2011 at the company’s headquarters in Mason.

The expansion comes about through an incentive package from the State of Ohio and City of Mason, valued at approximately $15 million. Final approval of those packages is pending and Intelligrated’s expansion plans are contingent upon their approval. The incentives are likely to include an extension of Intelligrated’s existing Job Creation Tax Credit, state and local loans, property tax abatement and a State of Ohio grant.

Intelligrated will add 200 new technical and engineering positions in research and development, system design and customer service. The company will also construct a 60,000-90,000-square-foot facility in Mason to support the company’s plans for strategic growth in the material handling industry. Construction plans are still being finalized.

“Intelligrated appreciates the generous efforts of Ohio and the City of Mason to support our growth and create new jobs for Ohioans,” states Chris Cole, chief executive officer of Intelligrated. “We aim to be the most technologically-advanced player in the material handling industry. To achieve this, we need an operation that houses the best mechanical, software and systems talent in the world. These incentives will directly support these efforts, help us create and keep more high-quality technical jobs in Ohio, and advance Mason as a strategic hub of our nation’s logistics network.”

Intelligrated provides world-class material handling solutions for the warehousing, distribution, consumer product manufacturing, and post and parcel markets. Key Intelligrated customers in Ohio include Anheuser-Busch, Big Lots, Cardinal Health, Georgia Pacific, Kraft, Luxottica, McGraw Hill, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Restoration Hardware, Staples, The Limited and the United States Postal Service.

For sales and marketing information, please contact Emily Smith, senior marketing coordinator, Intelligrated, by phone at 513-881-5239 or via e-mail at

About Intelligrated

Intelligrated is a leading North American-owned, single-point provider of automated material handling solutions with operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Intelligrated designs, manufactures and installs complete material handling automation solutions, including conveyor systems, IntelliSort sortation systems, Alvey palletizers and robotics, real time solutions order fulfillment systems, warehouse control software and advanced machine controls—all supported by 24/7 customer service and support. Intelligrated serves the warehousing, distribution, consumer product manufacturing, postal and parcel markets and collaborates closely with its clients to develop productivity solutions and support their needs throughout the life of their material handling systems. More information may be found at


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