Mitsubishi moves manufacturing to Houston

SourceHouston Business Journal
Date Published09/17/2014
Author NameSuzanne Edwards
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Year reshoring announced:2014
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Houston
State(s) reshored to:TX
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredForklifts
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Other, Proximity to customers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Other, Demand for forklifts in Port of Houston
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