Articles on re-shoring the bicycle industry to Europe

Over the past few years a process of “reshoring” has happened in Europe. This has brought several bicycle as well as bicycle parts producers back into Europe and even led to the foundation of bike valleys such as in Portugal and Flanders, Belgium where a whole industrial area is dedicated to the Bicycle Industry. The articles below explain the topic in some more detail.

February 22, 2019: “Slovak Velo biedt uitweg in dumpingkwestie China”

February 7, 2019: “New E-Bike Facility Being Built in Portugal Name Unibike”

January 29, 2019: “Nextbike GmbH erteilt Grossauftrag an deutschen Fahrradproduzenten”

January 10, 2019: “Europe’s Biggest Bike Maker to Open 2nd Facility in Portugal

March 29, 2018: “Keola Starts E-Bike Production in Europe”

March 6, 2018: “E-Bike Battery Cell Production Based in Europe Gets Full EU Support”

February 13, 2018: “Dumping Fears Prompts Production in Europe”

February 1, 2018: “Leader 96 Aims for Regional Leadership in E-Bike Production”

January 30, 2018: “Electrification Shift Picks Up Pace”

January 23, 2018 “Riese & Müller Increases Staff to Meet Growing E-Bike Demand”

January 16, 2018 “Decathlon Moves E-Bike Production to Europe”

January 11, 2018 “Bulgaria Turning into Newes EU Bike Valley”

December 5, 2017 “Alber Invests in Close to Market Neodrives Production”

November 30, 2017 “Plastic Innovation To Bring Back Frame Production in Europe”

November 2, 2017 “Start of European Alloy Frame Making Sparks Many More Initiatives”

October 5, 2017 “Italian E-Bike Market Gets Boost With Opening of FIVE FActory”

June 1, 2017 “Silence Inaugurates E-Scooter and Battery Production Plant”

May 4, 2017 “World Cycling Forum to Spark Discussion on Reshoring Production Close to Markets”

March 28, 2017 “Production of Carbon Components to Start in Europe”

January 24, 2017 “Alloy Frame Production Also Started in Turkey”

January 10, 2017 “Turkish Manufacturer Next To Start Alloy Frame Production”

August 31, 2016 “New Owner Investing Millions in Miralago/Orbita”

August 30, 2016 “Supply Chain Conference Indicates ‘Collaboration Key to Future of Industry'”

March 8, 2016 “Asian OEMs Open Bicycle Factories in Europe”

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