In December 2019, Eversys began the first stage of a month-long journey transitioning into its new factory in Sierre, with the entire production and infrastructure officially moved in by year-end.
The new building measures 115metres in length and 50metres in width, split into a production area of 4,250metre2 and a two-level office section of 3,000metre2.
It will host more than 150 employees, encompassing ample production, storage space and offices, and a customer showroom, dining facilities and break rooms.
Jean-Paul In-Albon, co-founder and R&D director explained: “Our presence in Sierre will allow us to treble production capacity, reaching 15,000 coffee machines per year. We’ve even kept a reserve of land for further development, when needed.”
The final stage of the move was successfully completed throughout April 2020 despite the challenging impact of Covid-19, with all the remaining teams finally settling into the office section of the new building.
Previously, under four separate roofs, Eversys reported it had been challenging to build a corporate culture, align all departments into and under a singular vision and set of values. The manufacturer hopes that having the whole company under a single roof will promote greater unity, teamwork and facilitate positive communication.
Chairman and CEO Martin Strehl commented: “Moving into our brand-new factory and in parallel introducing our new ERP solution, SAP, feels like moving from the second national league to the Champions League of football in one step.
“We are all very excited and proud to be making this big move, which will allow us to continue our ambitious growth plans as well as to further increase our efficiency and quality.”