Lohmann in Orange ramps up adhesive production for COVID-19 test kits

SourceCulpeper Star Exponent
Date Published03/17/2021
Author Name Allison Brophy Champion
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Lohmann Specialty Coatings
Parent companyLohmann Corp.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):24
Year reshoring announced:2021
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Orange
State(s) reshored to:VA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Medical Equipment & Supplies
Product(s) reshoredcover tapes for quick tests, backing, wicking
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lead time/Time to market, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity, Other, Covid-19, import replacement
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