2021 IW Best Plants Winner: Brose Tuscaloosa's Drive for Innovation

Date Published09/14/2021
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Brose Tuscaloosa Inc.
Parent companyBrose Fahrzeugteile
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2021
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2004
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Vance
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredautomotive seats, door and cooling fan systems
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Skilled workforce availability/training
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