Japan-based JTEKT Corporation Invests $130 Million to Expand Richland County, South Carolina, Manufacturing Campus

SourceArea Development
Date Published07/10/2014
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name JTEKT Corporation
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):175
Year reshoring announced:2014
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):130
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Blythewood
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredBearings, automotive steering, AWD couplings
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives
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