Webasto to add 183 jobs in Lexington with new production line

Date Published08/30/2018
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Webasto
Parent companyWebasto
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):755
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Capital investment ($):15.2
City reshored to:Lexington
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredSunroofs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customization/Flexibility, Government Incentives, Impact on domestic economy
Government Incentive dollar amount:2000000
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