The Volkswagen Group is taking over Blackberry's European research and development centre in Bochum. With the newly founded Volkswagen Infotainment GmbH the automotive group is further expanding its expertise in the field of vehicle connectivity.
German logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL sets up an innovation park on a 20.000 m² site in Aachen. The facility will serve the testing of innovative electric mobility concepts for delivery services.
Momentive Performance Materials, global leader in silicones and advanced materials, announced the opening of a new automotive glazing coating facility in Leverkusen. The facility will enable OEMs to test coating materials in an industrial scale setti
With an investment of more than € 500 million Bayer HealthCare will establish capacities for the manufacturing of hemophilia products in Wuppertal and Leverkusen. The investment will create about 500 new jobs at both sites.
Bayer MaterialScience invests € 15 million to build a new production facility to recycle carbon dioxide. The facility is part of an investment volume of € 300 million that Bayer puts into its facilities at Dormagen until 2016.
Volkswagen Group establishes a new logistics centre in the port of Duisburg. With the investment of EUR 10 million VW will supply automotive components to its worldwide facilities. 230 new jobs will be created.
Global discount supermarket chain Aldi expands its administration facilities in Mülheim and builds two new premises on a 11.500 m² site. The new buildings will serve several hundreds of employees.
National Container Group, subsidiary of Mauser AG and hold by Arab shareholders, invests € 2.5 million in the opening of a plastic recycling center in Erkelenz to generate high-quality polyethylene material from used industrial plastic packaging.
Norwegian group Norsk Hydro will invest € 130 million in a new aluminum production line at its rolled products plant in Grevenbroich to increase annual capacity. Up to 25 new jobs will be created in line with the expansion.
Delaware-based Axalta Coating Systems, a supplier of coatings to the transport and industrial sectors, has announced plans to invest $60 million in Wuppertal to build a plant that will expand capacity to produce waterborne industrial coatings.
In addition to its € 50 million expansion at Kleve the American pharmaceutical company Medline invests again € 25 million to build an own sterilization facility.
Phoenix Contact stärkt seine heimischen Standorte in Ostwestfalen-Lippe. Jeweils 20 Mio. € investiert das Unternehmen in ein Forschungszentrum in Blomberg sowie ein Aus- und Weiterbildungsprojekt in Schieder.
Phoenix Contact, German manufacturer of industrial automation and interconnection, invests in a new technology centre at its headquarters in Blomberg and in an advanced training facility in Schieder, in each case with EUR 20 million.