Industrial automation company Signode has relocated its Automation and Packaging Technologies (APT) business from Glenview to Roselle, Illinois, the company announced today. The 360,000-square-foot facility will feature a state-of-the-art customer experience center, training facility and expanded equipment manufacturing capabilities for a broad product portfolio, the company said. It will house the leadership, sales, customer support, marketing, product management, innovation, research and development, applications engineering, operations and reliability services teams of the APT division. The new facility will enable Signode, which specializes in transport packaging, to offer its customers more innovative automation and optimized packaging solutions, according to Group President Eric Christensen. The facility’s 100,000-square-foot customer experience center will include meeting rooms, a showroom for product demonstrations, a certified testing lab to optimize packaging design, and a training room for Signode field engineers, customer partners, and other employees. “We strive to optimize each customer’s packaging investment, and this new experience center will help us meet that standard,” said Mike Stein, Signode’s vice president of sales, marketing and product management, in a statement announcing the facility’s opening on Wednesday .