Briggs & Stratton moving production from Japan to Georgia, Alabama

Date Published10/30/2017
Author NameChristopher Buchanan
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Briggs & Stratton Corp.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):100
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Statesboro, Georgia and Auburn, Alabama
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredSmall engines
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Proximity to customers/market
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