Case Studies

grupolosanGrupo Losan was looking for a facility in East Coast. They had a business opportunity with a firm located in Lehigh Valley, Allegheny. Finally, they got an agreement with OAK HILL to subscribe a capital increase in the company to become owners of 2/3 of the shares through a subsidiary.

Since then, OAK HILL has been growing significantly in USA, in revenues, profits and number of employee.

Company is facing an expansion in the plant with new machinery to cover an additional part of the business.

GekaBrushGeka Brush GmbH chooses Illinois for its US manufacturing plant.

GEKA BRUSH , a German company that specializes in the production of premium brushes and applicators for the cosmetic industry, has chosen Elgin , Illinois for its new manufacturing plant. The company plans to invest €11.5 million which will result in 88 new jobs for the Elgin area. Geka Brush GmbH selected Illinois on the basis of skilled labour. Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs provided incentives in the region of $1.1 million towards the project.

GonvarriSteelGonvarri Steel Services locating new facility in Union County

$35 million initial investment and 40 jobs; additional $15 million investment and 25 jobs over 10 years

July 25, 2012 – Gonvarri Steel Services, a provider of steel processing to manufacturers, today announced plans to locate its new production plant in Union County. The initial $35 million investment is expected to generate 40 new jobs, with an additional $15 million investment and 25 jobs created over the next 10 years.

Beckhoff

Headquartered in Verl, Germany, Beckhoff Automation specializes in industrial automation implementation, and generated global sales of 903 million euros in 2019. According to the company’s website, its “New Automation Technology” philosophy represents universal and open control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a wide variety of different applications, ranging from CNC-controlled machine tools to intelligent building automation. With PC-based control technology, Beckhoff Automation offers an open and universal automation solution for almost all industries. The company has 4,350 employees worldwide. It has subsidiaries and representative offices in 39 countries, and counting sales companies and distributors, is represented in 75 countries around the globe.

 

SasolNew investment opportunities emerge as natural gas prices fall

A few years ago, a major price differential emerged between oil and natural gas; that differential is now expected to persist for decades. As new technologies allowed for the capture and use of natural gas, market rates for this resource fell to historically low levels. Across the nation, manufacturers cut their operating costs by relying on natural gas to power their equipment, machines and vehicles. With an abundant supply of this resource available in the U.S., the stage was set for a renaissance in America's industrial sector.

hineHine is a key supplier to Gamesa and committed to establishing production facility in the US to supply the Gamesa nascelles plant in Philadelphia.

As a result of it, Hine located close to Gamesa, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and since 2007 has been working successfully then. Business in USA might represent almost 20% of the company and Hine, right now, has expanded its business to new clients and new sectors around Renewable Energy and Industrial area.

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