February 28th, 2023 | 11 AM to 12PM
The fast growing batteries markets require establishing or expanding production facilities in North-America and Europe. The webinar offers a transparent step-by-step location decision process; a framework to integrate data and intelligence on all relevant cost ,quality of the business environment and risk location factors to find the optimal location; and a practice based overview of the do’s & don’ts to gain economic incentives from pertinent authorities and utilities companies
- Adopting a proven framework for finding the best location for new operations, taking all relevant cost, quality of the business environment and risk factors into account
- Understanding the complexity of location decisions for a new production plant in the US or Europe
- Learning how benefitting from economic incentives works
René Buck, CEO, BCI Global
René Buck is founder and CEO of BCI Global. In April 1985 René started BCI on the day he graduated from the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands
BCI Global, recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the 200 World’s Best Management Consulting Firms, is a leading independent international supply chain design, location strategy and site selection consulting company. BCI Global has offices in the US in Atlanta, the Bay Area and Los Angeles; in Asia in Shanghai and Singapore; and in Europe in Nijmegen & the Hague – the Netherlands; London – UK; Frankfurt – Germany.
BCI Global works for a wide range of international companies in various industries, assisting more than 1,000 companies in 50+ countries around the world. OEM companies and suppliers in the automotive/EV and batteries industries looking for the right locations in the US, Europe, China and Asia, are key clients.
René Buck spoke at numerous conferences in the US, Europe and Asia. He published many articles and is regularly interviewed on actual supply chain, location and investment (climate) topics by the world press. René Buck is a research fellow at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate and is member of industry associations like CSCMP, CoreNet, IAMC. He is also member of the prestigious global Site Selectors Guild.
Jim Renzas, Senior Director North-America, BCI Global
Jim Renzas is based in BCI Global’s California offices and works across the United States. Jim has a 30+ year career in Location Strategy and Site Selection in North-America, and has deep experience in economic incentives package development and negotiations in many States and local areas across the United States. Jim is a regular speaker at conferences in the US and is a member of the Site Selectors Guild.
Maurice Kuipers, Senior Consultant, BCI Global
Maurice Kuipers is a Senior Consultant at BCI with 20+ years of experience. Maurice has a University Degree in Economic Geography and during his career developed into a senior expert in location strategy and site selection. He supported a large number of corporates around the globe in their location and footprint strategy projects with a specific focus on Europe and Asia. Maurice has specific expertise in the high tech and battery industries through several projects that he recently conducted in this space.