Chinese manufacturer opens first U.S. location in East Tennessee

Date Published05/22/2014
Author NameMary Scott
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Footwear Industries Tennessee
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):110
Year reshoring announced:2014
Capital investment ($):5.4
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Jefferson City
State(s) reshored to:TN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredBoots and shoes
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Skilled workforce availability/training, Location
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