Automotive supplier adding 100 jobs in LaGrange

SourceAtlanta Business Chronicle
Date Published10/24/2018
Author NameDave Williams
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name SEWON America
Parent companySEWON Precision Industry Co.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):100
Year reshoring announced:2018
Capital investment ($):160
Country(ies) from which reshored:Korea, Republic of
City reshored to:LaGrange
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredmetal body frames
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Proximity to customers/market
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