TMD Friction, manufacturer of automotive brake pads and part of Japanese Nisshinbo Group, is investing EUR 53 million in Essen. Associated with this is the gradual consolidation of the Essen and Leverkusen sites into the fourth largest city in NRW.
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.
British construction machine supplier JCB is to build a EUR 25 million headquarters in Cologne to double the size of its existing facility. The new German HQ will cover more than 51,000 sq m.
Leading global vehicle interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) inaugurated its European headquarters in Düsseldorf. The new facility will serve the European market and plays an integral role in the global IAC organization.
UK leader in business process management and outsourcing solutions Capita opens a customer contact center in Aachen, its third location in North Rhine-Westphalia. 200 jobs will be created in the first step, up to 400 in the long term.
Property expert Goodman develops a new logistics centre in Bergkamen for German logistics supplier DB Schenker AG. Up to 190 new jobs will be created in line with the investment.
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
Logistics supplier DPD, majority owned by French La Poste, is to invest EUR 50 million in a new parcel distribution centre in Hamm. The new facility will employ up to 600 people.
Netherlands-based paints and coatings company AkzoNobel and German chemicals company Evonik have joined forces to build and operate a new membrane electrolysis facility for potassium hydroxide solution and chlorine at AkzoNobel's site in Ibbenburen.
German Siemens group expands its test and validation center in Wegberg and opens up a new facility for the testing and implementing of railway vehicles. The investment volume sums up to EUR 30 million.
German pumping systems manufacturer Wilo expands its headquarter in Dortmund. Wilo will rebuild entirely its central facilities including administration, fabrication, research and development and logistics.
In addition to its € 50 million expansion at Kleve the American pharmaceutical company Medline invests again € 25 million to build an own sterilization facility.
US-based chemicals company PPG Industries has invested $5m to expand its manufacturing facility in Wuppertal. The project added equipment to existing buildings on the campus. New employees are expected to be hired to cope with the increase.