FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it would open a new headquarters office in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. The facility significantly expands the company’s presence in Washington, D.C. and creates a new space to showcase FLIR technology that helps save lives and livelihoods.
“FLIR is a global company serving diverse customers around the world with advanced technologies,” said Jim Cannon (photo), President and CEO.
“Having a greater presence in Washington, D.C. is critical to helping us grow our business, as it creates better proximity for FLIR to support key customers, investors, regulators, and the more than 4,000 FLIR team members around the world,” he added.
Located in Pentagon Row at 1201 South Joyce Street in Arlington, the office will house 65 employees and serve as a conference center and gathering space to support the company’s largest customer, the United States (U.S.) Government, as well as investors and regulators located on the east coast of the U.S.
The 30,000-square foot facility will serve as home office for FLIR’s Government and Defense Business Unit and for members of the senior executive team, including the company’s CEO, CFO, and CHRO. The facility will feature a state-of-the-art technology showroom to demonstrate FLIR sensing solutions for customers.
FLIR employees currently located at the company’s Crystal City, Virginia facility will move to the new Arlington headquarters. FLIR Systems remains incorporated in the state of Oregon and the company plans to begin a renovation project for its Wilsonville, Oregon headquarters in the second quarter of 2019.
Founded in 1978, FLIR Systems is a world-leading industrial technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defense, industrial, and commercial applications.
FLIR Systems’ vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense, creating technologies to help professionals make more informed decisions that save lives and livelihoods.