Kenda grows North Canton Tech Center

SourceCrain's Cleveland Business
Date Published06/27/2016
Author NameChris Sweeney
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd.
Type of work IT
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):25
Year reshoring announced:2016
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2017
Capital investment ($):2.5
Country(ies) from which reshored:Taiwan, Province of China
City reshored to:North Canton
State(s) reshored to:OH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredtech center- tire indusrty (in-house software)
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customization/Flexibility, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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