German auto supplier Boysen to build $34 million, 100-job plant in Tuscaloosa County

Date Published09/06/2012
Author NameDawn Kent Azok
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fredrich Boysen GmbH & Co.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):100
Year reshoring announced:2012
Capital investment ($):34
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Brookwood
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredExhaust systems for Mercedes-Benz
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity, Skilled workforce availability/training
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