Merck relocates animal health division in N.J.

Date Published05/14/2013
Author NameTom Zanki
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Merck Animal Health
Parent companyMerck
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Unknown
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Unknown
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):300
Year reshoring announced:2013
Country(ies) from which reshored:Netherlands
City reshored to:Summit
State(s) reshored to:NJ
Industry(ies):Chemicals, Medical Equipment/Supplies, Research
Product(s) reshoreddrugs, vaccines, health services
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Skilled workforce availability/training, Other
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