This Iowa town lost its steel factory; now it's coming back

SourceDes Moines Register
Date Published12/21/2016
Author NameKevin Hardy
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Keokuk Steel Castings
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2016
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Keokuk
State(s) reshored to:IA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Castings/Foundries - Subset of Primary Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredsteel, nickel and stainless steel parts
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives
Government Incentive dollar amount:1.83 million
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