Chicago factory's rare mission: Manufacture eyewear in U.S.

SourceCNN Money
Date Published01/25/2017
Author NameParija Kavilanz
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name State Optical Co.
Parent companyState Optical Co.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):50
Year reshoring announced:2012
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Vernon Hills
State(s) reshored to:IL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Miscellaneous – subset non Hobbies, Eyewear, eyeglasses, frames
Product(s) reshoredFrames
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Impact on domestic economy
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