Gov. Kemp: Award-Winning Georgia-Based Shoe Company Okabashi Brands Creates over 340 Jobs in Gwinnett County Through Major Onshoring

SourceGovernor Kemp
Date Published06/23/2022
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Okabashi Brands Inc.
Parent companyOkabashi Brands Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):340
Year reshoring announced:2022
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2027
Capital investment ($):20
City reshored to:Buford
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredShoes
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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