Danfoss, Bethpage, N.Y., announced plans to build a new facility in Tallahassee, Fla., adding 120 new jobs. The new facility will expand the company’s existing footprint within Innovation Park, which includes the engineering and manufacturing operations of Danfoss and its new Application Development Center.

The new jobs will include full-time research and development positions within advanced manufacturing. Construction will begin in early 2018, and is expected to be completed in 2019.

“The investment in this new facility signifies Danfoss’ commitment to bringing new, innovative technologies to the market, and to partnering with our customers to engineer high-efficiency, reliable, environmentally responsible solutions,” says Ricardo Schneider, president, Danfoss Turbocor Compressors. “In Tallahassee, we have the tremendous opportunity to collaborate with world-class researchers in aerodynamics, power electronics and magnetic technologies at Florida State University (FSU). We are excited and proud to grow our capabilities here and further build on the success and potential of our relationship with great local partners like FSU.”