Intuitive Expands Gwinnett County, Georgia, Campus
The company plans to grow its campus to include more than 750,000 square feet of manufacturing and engineering operations, state-of-the-art training facilities for surgeons and hospital care teams, and administrative offices. The expansion, fueled by growing demand for robotic-assisted technologies around the world, will add to the approximately 180 professionals already based in Intuitive's Peachtree Corners offices.
“Intuitive needs a highly educated, committed, and diverse workforce; quality infrastructure; and the right geography to meet the rising demand for minimally invasive surgical technologies,” said Gary Guthart, CEO of Intuitive. “We’ve found that here, and we’re excited to continue to grow in the state. We are committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce as we expand our presence in Georgia.”
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Intuitive is the manufacturer of the da Vinci robotic-assisted surgical systems and Ion bronchoscopy system. Surgeons worldwide have completed more than 8.5 million surgical procedures using Intuitive’s da Vinci systems.
“The last year truly has highlighted the need to aggressively expand our life sciences and health care device ecosystem and partner with cutting-edge companies like Intuitive as they continue to innovate and grow,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “This announcement is exciting, and we are grateful to Intuitive for their commitment to creating hundreds of quality jobs in this vital strategic industry right here in Georgia.”
Intuitive is expected to open its new campus in phases, with completion by 2024.
“Metro Atlanta is an ideal region for life science businesses like Intuitive. The company joins our flourishing ecosystem bolstered by institutions like Emory School of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mercer University School of Pharmacy, and industry-specific programs at Gwinnett Technical College,” said Katie Kirkpatrick, President and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber. “Intuitive’s presence will also help to strengthen our already robust cluster of biopharmaceutical, health information technology, and medical device companies.”
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