Q&A: Victaulic CEO John Malloy talks about returning manufacturing to the U.S., labor challenges and more

SourceThe Morning Call
Date Published11/24/2017
Author NameAndrew Wagaman
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Victaulic
Parent companyVictaulic
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):50
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Capital investment ($):20
Country(ies) from which reshored:United States
City reshored to:Forks Township
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Machinery, Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredgrooved pipe couplings
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Higher productivity, Image/brand (customer preference for U.S. made), Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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