Spotted Again in America: Textile Jobs

SourceThe Wall Street Journal
Date Published12/22/2013
Author NameCameron McWhirter and Dinny McMahon
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Keer Group
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Capital investment ($):218
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Lancaster County
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredyarn
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Infrastructure, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity, NAFTA
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