BCA brings jobs to Clarendon: Bicycle assembly facility leads the way in U.S. production

SourceThe Sumter Item (theitem.com)
Date Published02/12/2019
Author NameBruce Mills
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Bicycle Corporation of America
Parent companyKent International
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):65
Year reshoring announced:2019
City reshored to:Summerton
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Hobbies (subset of Miscelaneous)
Product(s) reshoredbicycles
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Price, Tariffs, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Image/brand, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity, Walmart, Other, import replacement
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