With Fusion plant, Ford's Detroit homecoming

Date Published08/29/2013
Author NameJane C. Timm
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Ford
Parent companyFord
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Unknown
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):1400
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):550
Country(ies) from which reshored:Mexico
City reshored to:Flatrock
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredFord Fusion
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Labor concessions, "Strategy of investing in America"
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