(Epping, NH) SIG SAUER, Inc. held a ceremonial groundbreaking celebration on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the site of the SIG SAUER Experience Center at 233 Exeter Road in Epping, NH. The celebration marks the beginning of construction of the SIG SAUER Experience Center, a two-story, 40,500 square foot facility of structural steel and load-bearing masonry with a structural steel roof with Design-Build services provided by North Branch Construction and Cowan Goudreau Architects, both of Concord, NH. The state-of the art facility will offer public access to a 6,000 square foot SIG SAUER Flagship retail showroom, state-of-the-art indoor shooting ranges, a high-tech interactive SIG SAUER Museum depicting the history of SIG SAUER and a one-of-a-kind educational experience for SIG SAUER products, a high-end lounge called “Legion Club,” a multi-purpose meeting space, conference rooms, and corporate office space.
“North Branch Construction has had the opportunity to complete a variety of projects for SIG SAUER over the years,” said Bruce Blazon, Project Manager. “We are very proud to have been selected as the Design-Builder, alongside Cowan Goudreau Architects, to once again work with SIG SAUER on this very interesting and exciting project.”
Master of Ceremonies for the event was SIG SAUER Vice President of Government Affairs, Bobby Cox, who introduced New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu and SIG SAUER President and CEO, Ron Cohen, each providing brief comments.
Design-Build services are being provided by North Branch Construction with architectural design by Cowan Goudreau Architects of Concord, NH. Civil Engineering is provided by T. F. Moran, Inc. of Bedford, NH.
Pictured, l to r: Duene Cowan, Cowan Goudreau Architects; Amanda Savage and Dylan Register, North Branch Construction; NH Gov. Chris Sununu; Ron Cohen, President/CEO, SIG SAUER, Inc.; Dylan Cruess, TFMoran, Inc.; Joseph Campbell and Bruce Blazon, North Branch Construction