Dutch King Opens Brand New Gazelle Factory
DIEREN, the Netherlands – His Majesty the King will officially open on Thursday September 3, 2015 the brand new bicycle factory of Royal Dutch Gazelle. Gazelle is part of the Pon Bicycle Group that invested about 10 million in the construction of the new facility at the existing premises.
His Majesty’s Gazelle opening and visit will include a tour of the factory and he is to speak with various Gazelle employees. The construction of the new Gazelle factory which included the renovation of the over 100 year old monumental façade of the facility took place on the current location of Gazelle.
Directly behind the renovated old front an ultra-modern office was built as well as a 7,000 m² large assembly hall. Next to the assembly lines where e-bikes and regular bicycles are made there’s also a new and fully automated paint shop in this hall. Gazelle brand new factory also has a test track for e-bikes and all other bicycles.