Apple invests $390 million in US manufacturer Finisar, maker of VCSEL lasers used in iPhone X and AirPods

Source9 to 5 Mac
Date Published12/13/2017
Author NameBenjamin Mayo
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Finisair
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Allen
State(s) reshored to:TX
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredvertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Skilled workforce availability/training
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