TV maker tunes into U.S. manufacturing resurgence

SourceColumbia Business Report
Date Published08/28/2013
Author NameStaff Report/Chuck Crumbo
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Element Electronics
Parent companyElement Electronics
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Unknown
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Unknown
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Capital investment ($):7.5
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Winnsboro
State(s) reshored to:SC
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredflat-screen TVs
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand
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