Hilti North America announced the relocation of its Test Lab and Repair Service Center in October and is now officially calling Irving home. The 65,000-square-foot facility at 3701 W. Royal Lane houses a test lab, product development and repair service center.
Mayor Pro Tem Gerald Farris will preside over a grand opening ceremony at 8 a.m. Thursday, which is closed to the public. Tours of the facility for invited guests will follow.
Later that day, the company will hold a grand opening at 6:30 p.m. for its Hilti North America Corporate Headquarters at the Legacy Tower, 7250 Dallas Parkway, Suite 1000, in Plano. This also is closed to the public.
Hilti is a manufacturer and supplier of specialized tools and fastening systems for the professional user. The company employs more than 1,400 account managers and engineers throughout North America and an additional 1,200 employees nationwide. Hilti expertise covers the areas of powder actuated fastening, drilling and demolition, diamond coring and cutting, measuring, firestopping, screw fastening, adhesive and mechanical anchoring, and strut and hanger systems. To learn more, visit hilti.com.