LED lighting manufacturer makes unique pitch to come to Mississippi

SourceMississippi Business
Date Published04/25/2014
Author NameTed Carter
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Lighting OEM Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2014
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
State(s) reshored to:MS
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredLED lighting
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Intellectual property risk, Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?, Raw materials cost
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