BOCAR building plant in Alabama

BOCAR, a German auto parts manufacturer, is building a plant in North Alabama and will hire 300 workers. The $115 million project is expected to begin in spring 2018 and be completed by 2020.

The facility will be 350,000 sq. ft.

BOCAR produces high-pressure aluminum diecast products, along with plastics and machining.

“With this manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Alabama, BOCAR is localizing in the U.S. the production of lightweight body structure parts,” Marcus Baur, president of BOCAR Group, said according to “Providing latest technology and innovation expertise, following industry trends, we will fulfill the demands for weight reduction and lowering of CO2 emissions.”