435-job, $29M auto manufacturing plant to roll into Flint Buick City

Date Published08/22/2017
Author NameOona Goodin-Smith
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Lear Corporation
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):435
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):29
City reshored to:Flint
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredautomotive seating assembly plant
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, City officials will speed up permitting
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