Airbus Opens First US Production Plant

SourceIndustry Week
Date Published09/14/2015
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Airbus
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):1000
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):600
Country(ies) from which reshored:France
City reshored to:Mobile
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredAirplanes
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Currency variation
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Labor concessions, Proximity to customers/market, Other, Pressure European Unions because cheaper labor
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