iPhone Maker Foxconn Invests $US40 Million in US Manufacturing

SourceBusiness Insider Australia
Date Published11/22/2013
Author NameAgence France Presse
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Hon Hai Precision Industry/Foxconn
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Capital investment ($):40 ($30M Harrisburg, $10M Carnegie Mellon)
Country(ies) from which reshored:China,Taiwan, Province of China
City reshored to:Harrisburg
State(s) reshored to:PA
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredprecision tools, cables for electric cars, others
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Skilled workforce availability/training, already had presence in Harrisburg
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