The Lure of Manufacturing in the U.S.

SourceArea Development
Date Published04/01/2016
Author NameCindi Marsiglio
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kent International
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):175
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):4.3
City reshored to:Manning
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Hobbies (subset of Miscelaneous)
Product(s) reshoredBicycles
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy
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