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.
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper, subsidiary of Japan-based special paper manufacturer Mitsubishi Paper Mills Ltd., invests EUR 5 million at its site in Bielefeld, Germany. The investment will improve the productivity and energetic processes.
Arvato Group, global logistics service provider for electronic products of German Sennheiser Group, has opened a new logistics facility in Gütersloh. 60 new jobs are created in line with the investment of EUR 6.6 million.
Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric Group expands its activities in Ratingen near Düsseldorf and invests in a new headquarter for the German market. The administrative complex will accommodate 750 employees.
Real estate specialist ECE establishes together with prime contractor Goldbeck a 32,000 m² sized logistics center for German Siemens AG in Krefeld. Siemens produces high speed train vehicles and other railcars at the Krefeld location.
German manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances Miele expands its logistics activities in Gütersloh. With an investment of EUR 23 million the capacity of the existing facility will be increased by 75%.
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.
Philadephia-based Chemtura invests $40 million to boost the capacity of its Axion-brand, single-site polymerization catalysts and related precursors at its location in Bergkamen.
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.
Materials manufacturer Bayer MaterialScience invests EUR 45 million at its headquarters in Leverkusen with the opening of a new technical center for foams. An additional production plant also was brought on stream for coating raw materials.
Energy provider ExtraEnergie, based in Neuss, opens a new service center in Bochum within the Ruhr metropolis. More than 500 jobs will be created until January 2014.
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.
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.
Japan-based sports equipment manufacturer Asics relocates its European centre of distribution to Krefeld. On its new 150.000 m² sized property Asics can triple its warehousing capacities.
International logistics specialist DHL invests EUR 30 million in the expansion of its logistics centre in Greven where DHL operates the whole logistics management for teleshopping provider HSE 24. More than 250 new jobs are created.