Furniture maker chooses Virginia for first US plant

SourceChina Daily USA
Date Published11/26/2013
Author NameMichael Barris
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name New Ridge LLC
Parent companyLiaoyang Ningfeng Woodenware Co.
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):125
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Capital investment ($):2.1
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Smyth County
State(s) reshored to:VA
Industry(ies):Wood Products
Product(s) reshoredfurniture
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Infrastructure, Skilled workforce availability/training, Availability of raw materials
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