German firm poised for more growth

SourceGrand Rapids Business Journal
Date Published09/25/2015
Author NamePat Evans
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Weeke North America
Parent companyWeeke Maschinenbau GmbH
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):27
Year reshoring announced:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Grand Rapids
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products, Machinery
Product(s) reshoredCNC routers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand, Lead time/Time to market, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D)
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