bo parts GmbH launching new production operations in Greenville County

bo parts GmbH launching new production operations in Greenville County
Automotive supplier investing $4.1 million and creating more than 100 jobs

GREENVILLE, S.C. – August 23, 2017 – bo parts GmbH, a tier one and tier two supplier to the automotive industry and part of the FRIMO Group, is launching new operations in Greenville County. The new development is projected to bring $4.1 million of capital investment and create 100 new jobs within the next five years.

Headquartered in Germany, bo parts specializes in small-batch production. The company offers a comprehensive technology and service portfolio while allowing for greater efficiency throughout the entire production process. bo parts provides tailor-made solutions and production of service parts, low-volume production parts, sample parts, prototypes and exotic parts.

Located at 129 Metro Court in Greer, S.C., the company is opening a 60,000-square-foot facility. Hiring for the new positions is already underway, and interested applicants should contact career@frimo.com for more information. For additional information on the company, visit www.frimo.com.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the expansion of our German-based bo parts business in the United States with the opening of this new location in Greer, S.C. With our new 60,000-square-foot facility, we can continue the global growth of our business in the low-volume manufacturing of service and production parts for our automotive tier one and tier two customers. We are currently completing the launch of our first program for BMW and are in discussion on additional programs with several customers.” –FRIMO Group GmbH CEO Hans-Günter Bayer

“South Carolina’s automotive industry is on top of the world, and today’s announcement by bo parts shows that it isn’t slowing down any time soon. We’re proud to welcome another fantastic company to our Upstate community, and we’re grateful for the investment they have decided to make in our people.” –Gov. Henry McMaster

“I congratulate bo parts on this tremendous new investment in Greenville County. It’s exciting to see South Carolina’s automotive sector continue to thrive, and it means that our pro-business strategy is paying dividends.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“The Upstate community has proven itself as an automotive hub throughout the world, and bo parts’ decision to join our automotive cluster is an example of our collaborative efforts with the state, county and municipal governments. Greenville wishes bo parts much success as they grow within the community.” –Greenville County Councilman Mike Barnes

“After an exhaustive search, we’re glad that bo parts recognized the Upstate’s automotive talent and thriving automotive cluster. This company is another important player in our international automotive environment, and we look forward to their success in Greer.” –Upstate SC Alliance President and CEO John Lummus

To learn more about the thriving Automotive industry in Greenville, SC, click here: Target Industry: Automotive

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The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County. Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 23,000 new jobs and more than $4 billion in capital investment in Greenville County, SC. To learn more, visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tavia Murphy Gaddy
Project Manager
Greenville Area Development Corporation
(864) 235-2008
tgaddy@greenvillecounty.org

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