ZEISS to build new state-of-the-art facility in the Detroit metro area

Date Published12/13/2018
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, LLC
Parent companyZEISS Group
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):170
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):45
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Lyon Township
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredmetrology (measurement) equipment
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Eco-system synergies, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Proximity to customers/market
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