[simage=7307,max,n,center,]Thursday Lely USA held the grand opening ceremony for its new USA headquarters in Pella. Governor Terry Branstad was at the event, along with over 450 Lely customers, dealers, dignitaries and other guests. Vermeer CEO Mary Andringa and Lely Corporation Owner Alexander van der Lely spoke at the event. After the morning presentations finished, the group toured the plant. The building will be open to the public from 2:00 to 8:00 today for an open house event.