As trade wars rage, Emerson plots new U.S. expansion

Date Published03/08/2019
Author NameTimothy Aeppel
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Emerson Electric
Parent companyEmerson Electric Co
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):2500
Year reshoring announced:2018
Capital investment ($):407
$/year of sales of reshored product or service:1740
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredvalve
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Intellectual property risk, Price, Rising wages, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Government Incentives, Infrastructure, Image/brand, Skilled workforce availability/training, Trump policies
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