German auto parts supplier to build $115M US plant, create 300 jobs

SourceMichigan Live
Date Published11/17/2017
Author NameBenjamin Raven
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name BOCAR
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):300
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):155
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Huntsville
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredAuto parts supplier
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure (transport, internet, power), Impact on domestic economy, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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