Leyard expands in Europe with new factory
LED videowall manufacturer Leyard is to build a new factory and showroom in Europe, near Prešov in Slovakia. The 3,119 square-meter (33,500 square-foot) building is slated for completion in early 2017
The new factory will supplement Leyard’s existing facilities in Albi (France), Shenzhen and Beijing (China), and Beaverton (USA).
"Europe is a critical market for us as we expand our global presence," said Robert Stewart, executive director of Leyard Europe. "The new factory will bring us even closer to our European, Russian, Middle Eastern and African customers while enabling us to extend high-quality manufacturing into a key region of the world."
Located on a 10,000 square-meter (2.5-acre) parcel of land in an industrial park in the town of Záborské near Prešov, the new facility and will consist of a factory, office space, conference rooms and a cafeteria. It will also include a showroom displaying Leyard’s LED videowalls, Planar display products and other advanced technology for customers and partners.
The opening of the factory comes on the heels of Leyard installations across Europe including two videowalls at the La Salle des Emirats at the Palace of Nations, the European headquarters of the United Nations located in Geneva, Switzerland.