Business Alabama’s auto industry looks to add more than 3,000 new jobs in wake of COVID

Date Published06/02/2021

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Mercedes Benz
Parent companyMercedes-Benz
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):3200
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2021
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2022
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Capital investment ($):28.9
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:autpo
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Impact on domestic economy, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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