German gun manufacturer bringing jobs to Columbus

SourceWTOC News
Date Published01/12/2017
Author NameChandler Morgan
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Heckler & Koch
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):84
Year reshoring announced:2017
Capital investment ($):28.5
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Columbus
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Hobbies (subset of Miscelaneous)
Product(s) reshoredFirearms
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Proximity to customers/market
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