SolarWorld will expand Hillsboro manufacturing, reports say

SourceThe Oregonian
Date Published10/28/2014
Author NameMolly Young
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Solar World
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):12
Year reshoring announced:2008
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2014
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Hillsboro
State(s) reshored to:OR
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredSolar panels
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Other, Increased demand
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