(Savannah, Georgia – October 19, 2017) – Great Dane’s Savannah corporate office has relocated to a new facility located at 131 Technology Circle, Savannah GA, 31407. This new state-of-the-art facility features updated offices, cutting-edge research and development labs and a second-to-none customer experience center complete with an interactive Innovation Hall.
“This is a milestone in Great Dane’s history,” said Chris Hammond, Great Dane’s executive vice president of Sales. “The modern design of this facility enables our teams to easily collaborate and share information as they develop new technologies and products.”
The building features three floors of offices and a highly-advanced research and development center. The R&D labs have the latest technology for product testing and development, including the trailer industry’s only full-scale thermal bay test lab and trailer road simulator, which can put a trailer through stress tests and the equivalent of years of use in just a few weeks.
Another unique feature of this facility is the Innovation Hall. Featuring interactive product booths, the Innovation Hall provides customers with a hands-on experience where they can explore and learn about Great Dane’s trailers, truck bodies, aftermarket services, supplier partnerships and more.
“The design of this new facility allows us to showcase Great Dane’s incredible history of innovation, while aiding the development of innovations for tomorrow,” said Brandie Fuller, Great Dane’s vice president of Marketing. “From the expanded R&D center that allows for multiple tests to be conducted simultaneously, to the dynamic office spaces that foster a culture of collaboration, this new facility will drive the company forward and allow Great Dane to continue its legacy as the transportation solutions leader.”
Great Dane is the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, including dry and refrigerated trailers and truck bodies, as well as steel, aluminum and combo platform trailers. Great Dane has a storied history in the commercial trucking industry and is a driving force in trailer technology, innovation, quality and customer service. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and with additional corporate offices in Savannah, Georgia, Great Dane has manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the United States. The company’s network of corporate-owned branches, full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent dealers offers a broad range of distribution points for new and used trailers as well as aftermarket services across North and South America. Visit Great Dane online at greatdane.com.