Construction work on the new SMS group Campus in Mönchengladbach, Germany, started with a recent groundbreaking ceremony. The site will be home to a new technology, service and digitalization center built on SMS premises. Starting in 2023, the competencies of five locations in the region will be brought together at this central location in the Rhineland. With its new campus, SMS will be able to exploit the full catalyst effect from the growth areas of service and digitalization to expand its role as a technology provider.

‟We see huge growth potential from the interaction of technical service and digital solutions. Our campus will enable us to connect these technologies closely with our product units, bringing together specialists from all over the world to form interdisciplinary teams via virtual infrastructures,” said SMS group CEO Burkhard Dahmen.

The SMS Campus will cover a gross surface area of around 44,000 square meters and consist of five module buildings. The shell construction will be completed as early as the summer of 2022, and the Campus will be ready for occupancy by the end of 2023.