GIGABYTE, one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the area of IT hardware components, is expanding its business in Hamburg, Germany. The Taiwan-based company had its ground-breaking ceremony for its new European head office in the district of Wandsbek in July. In the commercial area at Tilsiter Strasse in Hamburg’s east, a four-storey property with a total floor area of approx. 5,400 square metres is about to be built. Some 50 professionals from marketing, sales, production and repairs will be working there in the near future. Dandy Yeh, chairman of GIGABYTE, explains: “GIGABYTE established its German branch in Hamburg more than 24 years ago. As a location, Hamburg has served us very well. We are now aiming to coordinate our operations from our very own real estate in Hamburg for another 30 years at least.”
Dr. Rolf Strittmatter, managing director of Hamburg Invest, adds: “More than 24 years ago, we assisted GIGABYTE in setting up their German branch, and we have been available in an advisory capacity ever since. We are very pleased that GIGABYTE is expanding further and that the company has confirmed its long-term commitment to Hamburg by developing its own property.” From here, GIGABYTE will be coordinating its regional offices in London, Madrid, Malmö, and Eindhoven. Moreover, the company’s central marketing and distribution planning for Germany, Austria and Switzerland will be managed from Hamburg. The European Production, Repair and Service Center will be in charge of customer relations as well as repairs and preparatory production support for customers already supplied with GIGABYTE products.