The Status of US Solar Manufacturing, One Year After Tariffs

URLhttps://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/us-so
Sourcegreentechmedia.com
Date Published02/25/2019
Author NameEmma Foehringer Merchant
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name LG Solar
Parent companyLG Electronics USA
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):159
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Country(ies) from which reshored:Korea, Republic of
City reshored to:Huntsville
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredsolar panels
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy, Under-utilized capacity, Other, import replacement
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