Gov. Bevin: Auto Supplier Fritz Winter North America LP to Locate Iron Casting Foundry in Simpson County

SourceThink Kentucky
Date Published12/10/2015
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fritz Winter North America
Parent companyFritz Winter Eisengiesserei GmbH
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):343
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):193.7
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Frankfort
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredCast iron Automotive Parts
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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