Under Armour officially opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art Omni Distribution House (ODH). ODH is a 1.3 million square foot distribution and warehouse facility, located in Sparrows Point in Baltimore County, MD.
The opening ceremony on Wednesday was attended by Under Armour Chairman and CEO Kevin Plank, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Under Armour President and Chief Operating Officer Patrik Frisk, Under Armour Chief Supply Chain Officer Colin Browne, Under Armour VP of North America Distribution Houses Billy Werner, Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh, and NFL Hall of Fame member and businessman Ray Lewis.
The company said ODH is integral to Under Armour’s global supply chain and an important step in the company’s drive to operational excellence. In addition to directly employing 2,600 teammates in Baltimore, the facility represents economic growth in Baltimore County and the surrounding area for years to come.
“The new Omni Distribution House elevates us to a truly world-class operation while creating great jobs for hardworking teammates on our home turf. This site in historic Sparrows Point represents Baltimore’s spirit of hard work and hope for the future. We’re excited to begin this new chapter of global growth right here in Baltimore.” said Kevin Plank, Under Armour chairman and CEO.
Additionally, the brand hosted its annual Armour Day, a global day of service and celebration. For 2019, Under Armour will have 24 Armour Day celebrations spanning 14 countries, with teammates coming together from 30 cities.
At ODH more than 2,000 Baltimore-based teammates participated in giveback activities benefiting 20 community partners.
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