The building was constructed in just 15 months, despite the Corona crisis and the associated restrictions, which of course also apply to the companies commissioned with the construction. With a volume of around 20 million euros, the new building with warehouse and logistics equipment is the largest single investment Lechler has made in Metzingen to date. The building with 65,000 cubic meters of enclosed space cannot be missed.
In a short speech, Managing Director Thomas Winkler thanked all the companies involved in the construction as well as Project Manager Maxim Weinmann and all the other Lechler employees who were part of the project team. Winkler mentioned that initial preliminary considerations for the new logistics center took place back in 2014. In 2018, it went into detailed planning and 2019 was ultimately the start of the project. He emphasized that the project is not only on schedule and on budget, but also fully meets all expectations and requirements on behalf of Lechler.
Johannes Weippert, managing partner of the architecture firm Hank + Hirth, lauded the good cooperation between Lechler and the companies commissioned with the construction, which meant that there were no significant delays. A special highlight, he said, is the facade of the office building, which has a different effect on the viewer depending on the sunlight. It is the first of its kind to be installed in southern Germany.
Guido Kunzmann, Chairman of the Lechler Management Board, concluded by thanking Thomas Winkler and the entire project team for bringing the project to a successful conclusion.
The first departments have already moved into their new, very attractive offices. The rooms, designed by an interior architect, represent the new "Lechler working worlds". The modern wall design, in harmony with floor coverings and lighting concept, as well as the ergonomic furniture are a reflection of this.