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Brake Systems Manufacturer SFS Group USA to Expand in Medina
International Tier 1 Auto Supplier Plans to Add 45 New Jobs
Company Name: SFS Group USA, Inc.
Location: Sharon Township
Site Region: Northeast
Country of Origin:
- Country: Switzerland
- Region: Europe
Industry Sector: Automotive
Company Profile: SFS Group USA is a Tier I manufacturer of brake systems components for passenger vehicles, including fasteners, blind rivets, engineered metal, and plastic parts.
Company Website: https://us.sfs.com/
Type of Project: Expansion
- Jobs committed: 45
- Jobs retained: 145
Capital Investment: $32,930,000
Company Need: "SFS Group USA was seeking a significant U.S. investment that would increase manufacturing capacity to meet customer demand for U.S. sourcing. Based on SFS Group's commitment to a local for local manufacturing strategy we continue to invest heavily in our North American operations in an effort to bring value to our North American customer base. It brings an immense level of satisfaction to see the complex components we offer to the automotive sector being built by the skilled labor force that we are developing in this region."
– Simon Schmid, General Manager for the Automotive division of SFS in the USA
Ohio provides access the full automotive supply chain with representation in all areas of development to design, create, and commercialize advancements.
Companies can hire from pool of experienced and well-trained workers, including automotive manufacturing talent skilled in producing a variety of vehicles and components. Ohio has the nation’s No. 2 largest workforce in motor vehicle manufacturing (OEM assembly) and motor vehicle parts manufacturing (auto parts suppliers).
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