Diebold Nixdorf is consolidating local operations and is selling two buildings. Most of the company's 1,300 area workers will be at the headquarters on Mayfair Road.
GREEN Diebold Nixdorf will be selling two buildings as it consolidates local operations.
The move doesn't affect the number of local employees — there are about 1,300 — but does change where 260 of those people will be going each day.
The bulk of Diebold Nixdorf's workforce will be in the company's headquarters at Mayfair Road and Mt. Pleasant Street NW.
Set to be sold are a building on the northwest corner of Whipple Avenue and Dressler Road NW in Jackson Township and another building on Tabs Drive in Green.
The Jackson Township building is used for refurbishing automatic teller machines, as well as a resale center for units. About 30 people work there and most of them will move to the company's global logistics center in the Port Green industrial park on Akron-Canton Airport's west side.
The Tabs Drive location housed customer service and other services operations. About 230 people who work there will be moving to the headquarters.
The change leaves Diebold Nixdorf employees at three buildings, all in Green. In addition to the headquarters and the global logistics center, about 40 employees involved with sales and sales support will be working at an office on Boettler Oaks Drive.
The moves help Diebold Nixdorf streamline operations and reduce some costs, spokesman Michael Jacobsen said. It also is a chance to bring employees together in the same buildings.
Over the past three years, the company has been remodeling offices in the world headquarters.
Diebold and Wincor Nixdorf, a German ATM and retail sales equipment company, merged last year. The company maintains headquarters locally and in Paderborn, Germany.
Two years ago, before the merger that created Diebold Nixdorf, the company had employees working from six buildings in Green and Jackson Township. That will be cut in half.
A building on Cleveland Massillon Road housed Diebold's North American-based electronic security division, but that business was sold in Febriary 2016 to Securitas AB, a Swedish company. Since the sale Securitas has moved its local operations to the Diebold Nixdorf location on Tabs Drive.
The idea of consolidating and centralizing operations pre-dates the creation of Diebold Nixdorf.
In 2011, Diebold announced plans to build a $100 million campus to house the company's world headquarters. The company later said it would build on a 55-acre site at a Green development called Union Square. But it scrapped plans for the new building in October 2012.
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