USA > Luxembourg based SAF Holland to invest US$ 4 million in southeast Arkansas

safholland photoshop SAF-HOLLAND, a Luxembourg based chassis related system company, is set to open a new facility in Southeastern Arkansas in the old Federal Mogul building in Dumas hiring 65 new employees. The company is known for making chassis related systems for trailers, trucks, buses, and recreational vehicles. The Dumas plant has been producing trailer suspensions since 1988 and is currently employs More …

MEXICO > India based Comstar Automotive Technologies invests $5 million in a production facility in Mexico

comstar Comstar Automotive Technologies (CATL), an India based starter motors and alternators manufacturer, is set to produce an integrated starter generator (ISG) for hybrid vehicles at an undisclosed location in Mexico (even though some say it is in Aguascalientes). The product that ensures the combination function of both the starter motor and the generator or the alternator is expected to save More …

USA > Tsubaki Automotive invests $35.8 million to expand operations in Portland, TN, USA

Tsubaki logo Japan based Tsubaki Automotive is set to invest $35.8 million to expand its operation in Sumner County, Portland, TN in the next five years. Tsubaki manufactures drive trains and other automotive parts for Nissan, Ford, General Motors and Toyota and will create 70 new jobs through this project. The facility is assumed to be of 250,000 square foot with Tsubaki More …

USA> Japan’s Calsonic Kansei will invest $16.33 million to expand its manufacturing plant in Mississippi

calsonic-kansei-logo2 Calsonic Kansei, a global automotive supplier based in Japan, will invest $16.33 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Madison, Mississippi. Calsonic Kansei is leasing and remodeling a warehouse in the Madison County Development Authority’s Central Mississippi Industrial Center in Gluckstadt for the expansion. It is the supplier to Nissan’s Canton automotive assembly plant and employs more than 500 at More …

USA > China based Minth Group to Establish New Manufacturing Plant In Lewisburg, TN, USA

minth_group China-based auto supplier – Mint Group – is set to invest $13.2 million over the next 5 years to establish a manufacturing facility in Lewisburg, Tennessee. This investment will create 200 jobs new jobs in the Lewisburg plant. The company will renovate an existing 125,000-square-foot facility located at 1801 Childress Road in Lewisburg to provide full manufacturing capabilities while also More …

MYANMAR > US based Ford Opens Factory in Yangon

Ford_Motor_Company_Logo.svg US automaker – Ford – launched a car assembly plant in Yangon on July 21, 2017 with an initial capital of US$ 10 million. The new assembly plant is located in the industrial zone in east Dagon Myothit.  Ford’s partner in the venture is Capital Automotive, a subsidiary of Myanmar conglomerate Capital Diamond Star Group. Ford also worked with Capital Motors Limited More …

SOUTH KOREA > Germany’s BMW Group Invests US$ 130 million on a new Distribution Center in Seoul, South Korea

BMW-logo BMW Group recently opened its new BMW Regional Distribution Center (RDC) in Anseong, Gyeonggi-do in southwestern Seoul. This new RDC is the largest one outside of its Munich, Germany. BMW group invested approximately US$112 million (KRW 130 billion) and is projected to create 600 new jobs. According to BMW’s press release, the 211,500 square meter (2.2 million square foot) site More …

USA > China based BeijingWest Industries Open Manufacturing Plant in Greenfield, Indiana

BWI International Beijing, China based BeijingWest Industries (BWI) will invest US$ 80 million in creating a new 276,500 square feet manufacturing facility in Greenfield, Indiana. The plant is expected to add 441 new employees as the production in the new facility begins in 2019. BWI has four other US operations sites but this is the first manufacturing facility in the US. The More …