Bolta marks opening of $49 million Alabama auto parts plant

SourceMade in Alabama
Date Published07/21/2017
Author NameJerry Underwood
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Bolta Group
Parent companyPurina Group
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):300
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):48.7
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Northgate
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredAutomotive decorative trims and nameplates
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Proximity to customers/market
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