FUJIFILM Putting $188 Mil, 100+ Jobs into RTP Cell Culture Manufacturing Facility

SourceNorth Carolina Biotechnology Center
Date Published11/22/2022
Author NameJim Shamp

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fujifilm Irvine Scientific
Parent companyFUJIFILM Holdings Corporation
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):100
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2022
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2023
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
$/year of sales of reshored product or service:188
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Research Triangle Park
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredCell cultures
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Intellectual property risk, Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Higher productivity, Proximity to customers/market
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