Switzerland-based helicopter manufacturing company to lease former Bell Helicopter space

Date Published03/05/2019
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kopter
Parent companyKopter Group
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):120
Year reshoring announced:2019
Capital investment ($):4.2
Country(ies) from which reshored:Switzerland
City reshored to:Lafayette
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredhelicopter
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Infrastructure, Proximity to customers/market, Under-utilized capacity
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