O'Neal Manufacturing Services to invest $5 million, add up to 25 jobs in Birmingham

Date Published05/12/2014
Author NameDawn Kent Azok
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name O'Neal Manufacturing Services
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):25
Year reshoring announced:2014
Capital investment ($):5
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Birmingham
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery
Product(s) reshoredParts for Caterpillar's tractor/bulldozer
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Other, Caterpillar contract
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