Tech giant Leonardo to expand Tucson-area presence with new laser plant

Date Published12/06/2021
Author NameDavid Wichner
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Leonardo Electronics US Inc.
Parent companyLeonardo Electronics
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):170
Year reshoring announced:2021
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2026
Capital investment ($):100
Country(ies) from which reshored:Italy
City reshored to:Tuscon
State(s) reshored to:AZ
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredsemiconductor laser
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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