Austin —August 15, 2018 —The grand opening of KOMPAN’s U.S. Headquarters will take place on Thursday, August 23, 2018, as an introduction to the new facility in Austin, Texas. KOMPAN’s CEO and board members from Denmark will be in attendance. Expected are representatives from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA), the City of Austin Parks and Recreation, and Austin City Council Member Leslie Pool.
Opening events will also recognize a partnership between KOMPAN and BGCAA aimed to bring cutting-edge outdoor fitness and play spaces to their new flagship Home Club on the Sheth Family Campus.
An advocate of healthy lifestyles for kids and teens, BGCAA has served the Austin area for over 51 years. For the first time they are constructing their own facility designed serve more than 250 kids a day (1,000 annually) on a campus designed to meet the needs of youth and families from neighborhoods across Austin. The Home Club will impact the lives of local youth through programming for academic success, character and leadership building, and healthy lifestyles. KOMPAN is thrilled to join with the Boys and Girls Club of Austin to help bring these kids “Home”.
“KOMPAN is dedicated to the Austin community and we look forward to showing our support in the city,” KOMPAN President Tom Enright said. “We are excited to announce our partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area as the first step in this endeavor.”
KOMPAN employs approximately 110 people throughout the U.S., with half of those in Austin, Texas. KOMPAN’s U.S. Headquarters in Austin houses staff in design, sales support, finance, and marketing departments, as well as the U.S. Warehouse and distribution center. The company anticipates these numbers will double over the next four years. KOMPAN is excited to be in Austin and is committed to active partnership with the city and the community.
“We are thrilled at KOMPAN’s support for our community and youth through their collaboration with our Home Club on the Sheth Family Campus,” said Misti Potter, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area. “At Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area, expanding opportunities for fun, health and the fitness of our Club members is a priority.”
KOMPAN is a world leader in playground and outdoor sport & fitness solutions. All of our solutions are backed by extensive research, user tested, and manufactured with the highest quality materials. Our universally designed solutions motivate play and movement for users of all ages and abilities.
For over 45 years, KOMPAN has been designing unique play solutions for its customers. Shaping happier and healthier societies is KOMPAN’s mission. We do that by stimulating physical activity, learning and social interaction in the solutions we offer. KOMPAN U.S. is headquartered in Austin, TX. www.kompan.us