Trek Bicycle will be expanding its Wisconsin distribution capabilities in 2015 with a move from its existing global distribution center in Oconomowoc to a new 250,000-square-foot facility in Johnson Creek.

The soon-to-be-completed Johnson Creek facility, built through a partnership with Briohn Building of Brookfield, WI, and the Village of Johnson Creek, is 50 percent larger than Trek’s existing center. Trek will begin moving inventory to the new facility in the fall of 2015. The center is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2015.

The short move westward was announced Nov. 19, 2014 to Trek’s Oconomowoc-based employees, all of whom have been offered positions at the new location.

“Were excited about the expanded capabilities this new facility offers us,” said Trek Vice President of Supply Chain Roger Gierhart. “We have always been committed to Wisconsin and this new center is going to help us become more efficient, streamline our warehousing and delivery processes, and gives us space to continue our growth.”

Trek has been manufacturing bicycles in Waterloo, Wisc., since 1976, and currently employs nearly 1,000 Wisconsin residents.