Analog Devices ‘breaks ground’ on new global, state-of-the-art HQ in Wilmington, Massachusetts

23 August 2018

Celebratory 'ground breaking' of the new Analog Devices HQ

Analog Devices have officially broken ground on its global headquarters in Wilmington, where the expanded facility will feature highly advanced laboratories, design and manufacturing facilities, plus cross-functional group collaboration space.

In addition to 13,700 additional square metres for research and development, the global headquarters will include a 4,700m² hub  comprising a café, fitness facility and auditorium, which will be designed to enable and encourage employees from all departments and functions to gather, connect and engage.

At a ground-breaking ceremony, the company hosted Jay Ash, secretary of housing and economic development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Senator Bruce Tarr, Jeff Hull, manager of the town of Wilmington and other dignitaries from the Commonwealth, associated industries of Massachusetts, and so on.

Following brief remarks from guests, including Analog Devices’ co-founder and chairman Ray Stata, executives and speakers participated in a celebratory ‘ground-breaking’ (see above picture).

A pictorial history of the Wilmington facility was on display alongside renderings of the new facilities and renovations to existing structures, which showcased light-filled spaces and greenery, both in and outside the buildings.

“We are committed to building the Analog Devices of the future,” said John Hassett, senior vice president of Global Operations and Technology at Analog Devices. “We have invested and upgraded our facilities globally to provide more modern, latest technological and work design advances, to support and foster the highest level of innovation. This new campus will be our global showcase – enabling us to highlight our best work, attract top talent and build new partnerships.”

With a presence in Wilmington dating back to 1981, Analog Devices is the longest-standing and largest manufacturer in the town. Having delivered such services as underwriting local STEM scholarships, sponsoring athletics and contributing to environmental causes, Analog has been a reliable partner and supporter to the local community.

From underwriting local STEM scholarships to sponsoring athletics and contributing to environmental causes, Analog Devices has been a reliable partner and supporter to the local community.

Said secretary of housing and economic development, Jay Ash: “The strength of Massachusetts is exemplified by Analog Devices and its position at the forefront of technology. Congratulations on breaking ground on your new global headquarters, capping an incredible 53 years of innovation, with many more to come. We appreciate your contributions to the Commonwealth.”

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Analog Devices partnered with architect Steven Baker on design, and Lee Kennedy for construction. The company anticipates that it will move into the new buildings by 2020.

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