China’s Sentury Tire Hunts for Builder for Big U.S. Factory

SourceThe Wall Street Journal
Date Published09/19/2017
Author NamePeter Grant
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Sentury Tire
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):1000
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):530
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:LaGrange
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredtires
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Government Incentives, Infrastructure (transport, internet, power), Skilled workforce availability/training
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