Schmidt Maschinenbau GmbH Opens First US Manufacturing Plant In Auburn, Alabama

SourceArea Development
Date Published07/27/2015
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Schmidt Maschinenbau GmbH
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):50
Year reshoring announced:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):17
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Auburn
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredEngine components for Mercedes Benz
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Skilled workforce availability/training
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