John Deere opening new center in Russia

  • 19-Jun-2008 09:09 EDT

Deere & Co. signed an agreement with the Russian government and local authorities to invest $80 million in a central operations center in the Kaluga region. In its initial stage, the 98-acre (40-ha) facility will accommodate a 322,000-ft² (30,000-m²) replacement parts distribution center; a training facility for dealer personnel, including a product demonstration site; and a whole goods distribution facility. The site will leave room for further expansion, and the center will be operational in 2010.

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