In Tulsa, Oklahoma, Aristocrat Gaming has begun building on a new 137,500 square foot facility.
The new Tulsa Operations Center, which will feature light manufacturing, a warehouse, and office space, will provide a consolidated campus for VGT Class II Innovations by Aristocrat Gaming’s 300 employees.
President of the VGT, James Starr, stated: “This is more than ground-breaking – it’s a celebration of our employees, our community, and our industry. As employees, we live here, we work here, and we want to see Tulsa succeed, not just for today; we want to be generational partners, and this new facility will allow us to continue to serve our customers even better.”
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Hector Fernandez, the aristocrat President of Americas and EMEA, added: “We are doubling down on our commitment to Tulsa as our host community, to Oklahoma, and the community of customers we serve across the state.
“That is why we are making this 10-year commitment that will lead the community into the future. Oklahoma is important to us as a company, and we are committed to helping our customers and our employees succeed.”
The new facility will be located at 15336 E Admiral Place South in Tulsa and will include 112,500 square feet of warehouse/production space and 25,000 square feet of office space.
The warehouse is slated to be finished this winter, and the office space will likely open in Spring 2022, now that the project is begun.
The general contractor is Metro Construction Services, and the architects are JSA Architects.
The Tulsa Regional Chamber’s President and CEO, Mike Neal, said: “We’re thrilled Aristocrat, a global leader in gaming technology, innovation, manufacturing, and distribution, is expanding its presence in Tulsa. We’re proud to partner with them as they make significant investments in their company and northeast Oklahoma.”
Aristocrat Gaming SVP Customer Order Execution Deanne McKissick and Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Chairman Matthew Morgan were also in attendance.