Jotul to expand stove manufacturing in Maine

SourceLewiston Sun Journal/Bangor Daily News
Date Published09/18/2014
Author NameDarren Fishell
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Jotul
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):7
Year reshoring announced:2014
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2015
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Norway
City reshored to:Gorham
State(s) reshored to:ME
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products, Other, Home
Product(s) reshoredWood stoves
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Green considerations, Other, Environmental standards
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?, Labor rate is 45% of Norway
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