Mercedes-Benz Vans readying site for full-scale production

SourceCharleston Regional Business Journal
Date Published12/05/2017
Author NameLiz Segrist
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Mercedes Benz Vans
Parent companyMercedes-Benz
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):1300
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):500
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Charleston
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredVan
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Infrastructure (transport, internet, power), Skilled workforce availability/training
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