German clothing brand Hugo Boss, which has been manufacturing in Melbourne since 1925, has said it is committed to its Australian production facilities. Speaking at the opening of the company's new Melbourne head office, showroom, and distribution centre, Bruno Saelzer, deputy chairman of Hugo Boss International, said that the Preston site, which also houses the production plant, would ensure "long-term employment in the manufacturing sector." He added that: "We are confident the new facilities in Preston will help us achieve double-digit growth in the next five years."