Shaw Industries is big and getting even bigger

Date Published12/04/2016
Author NameDoug Walker
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Shaw Industries Group
Parent companyBerkshire Hathaway, Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):670
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2016
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:Both
Capital investment ($):85
City reshored to:Adairsville
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredcarpet, tile, flooring
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Impact on domestic economy
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