Polar Racking Expands U.S. Manufacturing Capacity

SourceSolar Industry
Date Published05/09/2023
Author Name Nina Korman

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Polar Racking
Parent companyPolar Racking
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2023
City reshored to:Michigan and Florida (towns not listed)
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredsolar mounting solutions
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Quality/rework/warranty, Supply chain interruption
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Better Control of Process/Delivery/Factory, Eco-system synergies, Govt. Policy and subsidies, Higher productivity, Impact on domestic economy, Infrastructure, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market, IRA - taken advantage by their customers
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