GE brings more appliance production back to U.S.: Roper Corp. in LaFayette, Ga., to add 90 jobs

SourceTimes Free Press
Date Published08/10/2013
Author NameShelly Bradbury
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Roper Corp.
Parent companyGE
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):90
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):88
City reshored to:LaFayette
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredwall ovens
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Total cost
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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