New Headquarters Situated Near Major Customers, Regulators, and
Investors Features Sensing Solutions Showroom
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2019--
FLIR Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLIR) today announced it would open a new
headquarters office in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. The
facility significantly expands the company’s presence in Washington,
D.C. and creates a new space to showcase FLIR technology that helps save
lives and livelihoods.
“FLIR is a global company serving diverse customers around the world
with advanced technologies,” said Jim Cannon, President and CEO at FLIR
Systems. “Having a greater presence in Washington, D.C. is critical to
helping us grow our business, as it creates better proximity for FLIR to
support key customers, investors, regulators, and the more than 4,000
FLIR team members around the world.”
Located in Pentagon Row at 1201 South Joyce Street in Arlington, the
office will house 65 employees and serve as a conference center and
gathering space to support the company’s largest customer, the United
States (U.S.) Government, as well as investors and regulators located on
the east coast of the U.S. The 30,000-square-foot facility will serve as
home office for FLIR’s Government and Defense Business Unit and for
members of the senior executive team, including the company’s CEO, CFO,
and CHRO. The facility will feature a state-of-the-art technology
showroom to demonstrate FLIR sensing solutions for customers.
FLIR employees currently located at the company’s Crystal City, Virginia
facility will move to the new Arlington headquarters. FLIR Systems
remains incorporated in the state of Oregon and the company plans to
begin a renovation project for its Wilsonville, Oregon headquarters in
the second quarter of 2019.
About FLIR Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1978, FLIR Systems is a world-leading industrial
technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defense,
industrial, and commercial applications. FLIR Systems’ vision is to be
“The World’s Sixth Sense,” creating technologies to help professionals
make more informed decisions that save lives and livelihoods. For more
information, please visit www.flir.com
and follow @flir.
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