Germany-based Wetekam Monofilaments plans manufacturing factory in Dandridge, Tennessee

SourceArea Development
Date Published06/27/2014
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Wetekam Monofilaments
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):32
Year reshoring announced:2014
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Dandridge
State(s) reshored to:TN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredIndustrial monofilament yarn, hi-tech intrusion
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Other, Proximity to market
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