Lessmann Builds New Administration Building
Tue July 21, 2020
Commitment to Oettingen, Germany
A milestone was reached in the construction of the new administration building. At the beginning of July, the structural work for the new office building at Lessmann, Oettingen, was completed. This was celebrated with a topping-out ceremony in a small selected circle.
After the topping-out ceremony by the site manager and master carpenter of the building company, along with Jürgen Lessmann, technical managing director, thanked all companies involved in the construction for the good and smooth cooperation. The managing director of the building company gave a short speech about the long-standing cooperation, during which five buildings have been built on the company site in Oettingen in the recent years. Finally, the responsible architect, was pleased about the so far very successful and architecturally interesting project and inspired for further building measures at the Oettingen family business.
Due to lack of space in the current offices and the aging administration building (built in 1978), the management decided to invest in a new office building.
This decision was a turning point in the company's construction history: the oldest building at the site, dating from 1954, the family's former residential and office building, had to make way for the new project. Construction of the new administration building began in April 2019, with completion and occupation planned for May 2021. 580 m² in area, the building is more than 15 m high and extends over 4 levels. The building shell of the building contains 1200 m³ of concrete and 250 tons of steel. On the ground floor there is a modern entrance area, a spacious canteen and the personnel office. Social rooms are accommodated in a new connecting building to the production, on the 3 upper floors the offices as well as several meeting points, small kitchens and retreat areas for individual use. The building will be equipped with the latest technology, for example, the most modern heating-cooling ceilings will ensure a pleasant room climate at all times. A total of 188 floor-to-ceiling windows on the outer face and a skylight in the middle of the building, which extends through all floor levels, will provide natural light to all rooms in the building.
With this representative investment, the manufacturer of technical brushes is once again making a commitment to the Oettingen site. "We want to offer our employees a modern working environment in which they feel comfortable. In addition, with this building we create good conditions for employee training, customer training or various industry meetings. And last but not least, we have sufficient space for further company growth," says Managing Director Jürgen Lessmann.