Robot growing pains: Two U.S. factories show tensions of going digital

Date Published12/22/2017
Author NameTimothy Aeppel
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Faurecia
Parent companyFaurecia
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Capital investment ($):64
Country(ies) from which reshored:France
City reshored to:Colombus
State(s) reshored to:IN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredauto exhaust systems
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity, Skilled workforce availability/training
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