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Milwaukee Tool has announced the opening of Milwaukee Tool–Chicago. Located in the heart of the Windy City, the location will serve as an Engineering Design and Innovation space to accommodate the company’s continued investments into new technology. The company continues to actively invest in emerging technologies around motors, power electronics, lithium-ion batteries, wireless connectivity and IoT, embedded systems, and artificial intelligence.
Milwaukee invested more than $14 million to renovate 70,000-square-feet of space within the historic Old Post Office in Chicago. Approximately 10,000 square feet is dedicated to lab space for design and development of critical new technologies. True to the company’s cross-functional, collaborative culture, this space will be home to multiple disciplines within their Engineering Team, including: Embedded Systems; Firmware; Power Electronics; Systems and Mechanical Engineers; PCB Designers, and; Project Leaders.
This location will also act as an extension of the company’s global headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin.