Apple to Open Phoenix-Area Plant, Employ 700

URLhttp://www.manufacturing.net/news/2013/11/apple-to
SourceManufacturing.net
Date Published11/05/2013
Author NameBob Christie
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Apple
Parent companyApple
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Unknown
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Number of manufacturing jobs outsourced domestically:700
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Capital investment ($):578
City reshored to:Mesa
State(s) reshored to:AZ
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products, Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Product(s) reshoredsapphire crystal glass-like items for iPhone 5 cameras, fingerprint sensors
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies
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