Mercedes Continues to Expand Its Van Lineup

Date Published08/14/2016
Author NameMark Williams
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Mercedes-Benz
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):1300
Year reshoring announced:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:North Charleston
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredVans
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Proximity to customers/market
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