Blickle opens new manufacturing, distribution, training and test facility

SourceModern Materials Handling (
Date Published02/08/2019
Author NameMMH Staff
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Blickle USA Wheels and Casters Inc.
Parent companyBlickle Rader & Rollen
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):311
Year reshoring announced:2019
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Newnan
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products, rubbber
Product(s) reshoredwheels & casters of various materials
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
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