Bannon Automotive made global cleantech news last week with an announcement that it plans to manufacture electric cars in Upstate New York. That announcement came on the heels of a ribbon cutting by Bitzer Scroll. Read both stories here: http://www.cleantech.com/news/5205/indian-carmaker-reva-ny-new-york
Bitzer Scroll, Inc. a German manufacturer of compressors for air conditioning and refrigeration systems, also just cut the ribbon on a new manufacturing plant in the
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The company, a subsidiary of Bitzer SE of Sindelfingen, Germany, occupies 60,000 square feet of space in GM’s former Inland Fisher Guide plant, now called Salina Industrial Powerpark. Bitzer has invested $20 million in the plant, where it plans to make scroll compressors in 20- to 40-ton capacities. Its only other U.S. plant is outside of Atlanta.
Kobor noted that the company picked the region because of the amount of engineering talent in the area. “This is the place we could find the critical mass of engineers,” he said. “There is still a lot of manufacturing and design talent in this area.”