Brown: Whirlpool Decision To Reshore Nearly 400 Jobs Is A Testament To The Strength Of Ohio Workers And Manufacturing

SourceSherrod Brown, Senator for Ohio
Date Published03/14/2014
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Whirlpool
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):400
Year reshoring announced:2014
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2014
Capital investment ($):40
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Greenville
State(s) reshored to:OH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredKitchenAid mixers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Skilled workforce availability/training
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