Borgers USA Corporation, a Germany-based automotive supplier, will locate its second North American manufacturing center in Norwalk, Ohio
. The firm’s new $60 million facility will employ 230 Ohioans.
As the U.S. subsidiary of Borgers AG, Borgers USA Corporation is an automotive supplier
that manufacturers acoustically efficient interior and exterior components. The Norwalk facility will supply the company’s Midwestern customers.
Werner Borgers, CEO/President, said one reason the company chose Norwalk was they believed in the quality of the workforce
. "Norwalk is a great location regarding logistics as it relates to our Midwest customers and the labor force is exceptional and highly motivated.
In addition to that we feel that there is a great emotional fit between the people in Norwalk and the values and characteristics of our family business. We are very excited about becoming part of the Norwalk community and we look forward to starting the project soon."
“Borgers decision to choose Ohio for its new manufacturing facility not only brings a high number of good jobs to Norwalk, it demonstrates the strength of auto manufacturing
in the state,” said JobsOhio
President/Chief Investment Officer John Minor. “This is a fifth generation company with a worldwide reputation for high quality manufacturing as well as being an involved partner in the communities where it invests; we are delighted that Borgers now has a presence in Ohio.”
=“This is great news for our community. The Borgers Company is a quality operation and we are ecstatic that they have chosen Norwalk for their new United States operation
,” said Norwalk Mayor Rob Duncan. “This has been a collaborative effort with our many partners from the State and JobsOhio, Team NEO, our own Norwalk Economic Development Corporation and Executive Director Ellen Heinz, as well as local community
and business partners.”