Bogen, Lower Bavaria – Indiana-based Grote Industries, one of the world’s leading producers of vehicle lighting and safety systems, opened up its new European headquarters in Bogen today.
In order to keep up with growing demand, Grote Industries started building its new European headquarters, just six miles west of its old location, in September 2015. The new 50,000-square-foot complex comprises a technology development and testing center, expanded manufacturing capacity and a logistics hub for European distribution.
Bavaria is known for its powerful industry: In 2015, more than 200 new plants started operating here, bringing the total to 7,205. These plants contributed 1.24 million jobs and a 34% share of Gross Value Added (€494 billion) to the Bavarian economy. At a cost of $11 million, Grote Industries’ new headquarters do their part in reinforcing Bavaria’s reputation as the European manufacturing site of choice.
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