Liebherr-International AG, said it will invest $45 million to expand its Newport News, Va., facility. Liebherr, which has been manufacturing and operating in Newport News for over 48 years, said the expansion will include the construction of three new buildings on twenty-eight acres adjacent to the Liebherr’s current manufacturing facility.

When completed, the new facilities will total over 251,000 sq. ft. and will be occupied by Liebherr USA, Co. The expansion will offer space for Liebherr USA’s new headquarters and administrative building, a production and workshop facility, and a warehouse and distribution building. Construction is expected to begin in July 2018 and be completed by summer of 2020.