Former SolarWorld facility in Oregon now officially transitioned to SunPower P-Series module production

Date Published02/07/2019
Author NameKelly Pickerel
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name SunPower
Parent companySunPower
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
City reshored to:Hillsboro
State(s) reshored to:OR
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredsolar panels
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Image/brand, Proximity to customers/market, Under-utilized capacity, Other, import replacement
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