New Vice President Joins BMW Manufacturing Co.

Greer, S.C. - 03/15/2004

Bernd Koenigsbruegge (pronounced: Kern-ext-brewga) has been named vice president, Body in White at BMW Manufacturing Co. He succeeds Manfred Moser, who has returned to Germany to work at BMW’s Research and Innovation Center in Munich.

Koenigsbruegge graduated from Technical University of Aachen/Germany in 1984 with a degree in mechanical engineering and began his career with BMW at the Munich factory. He has worked in the Body in White shops at the Munich and Regensburg factories in Germany, the Longbridge and Oxford factories in England as well as the Research and Innovation Center in Munich. Before joining BMW Manufacturing, Koenigsbruegge directed the Body in White shop at BMW’s new factory in Leipzig.

BMW Manufacturing Co. is a BMW Group company. Its website address is www.bmwusfactory.com. In addition to the South Carolina manufacturing facility, BMW’s North American companies include sales, marketing, design and financial services operations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, as well as throughout Latin America.

Production Figures

  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - February
    X3 Units: 12,892
    X5 Units: 12,200
    X6 Units: 2,089
  • Number of jobs – 8,000
  • North American suppliers –
    170
  • South Carolina suppliers –
    40

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Sky Foster
MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304
864-989-5546
Sky.foster@bmwmc.com

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