Wichita, the ‘lubrication capital,’ grows with advanced plant

SourceThe Wichita Eagle
Date Published11/07/2016
Author NameDan Voorhis
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kyodo Yushi Manufacturing Americas
Parent companyKyodo Yushi USA Inc. & Lubrication Engineers Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):35
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2016
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:Both
Capital investment ($):35
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Wichita
State(s) reshored to:KS
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Petroleum & Coal Products
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Under-utilized capacity
Government Incentive dollar amount:76.5% property tax abatement for 5 years.
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