Waupaca FOUndry expands operations into michigan

SourceWaupaca Foundry
Date Published12/18/2018
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Waupaca Foundry
Parent companyHitachi Metals
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):61
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Capital investment ($):4.3
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Ironwood
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Castings/Foundries - Subset of Primary Metal Products, Primary Metal Products (not including Foundries and Castings)
Product(s) reshoredcast iron
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, import replacement
Government Incentive dollar amount:1200000
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