Oerlikon inaugurates additive manufacturing plant in N.C.

Date Published05/29/2019
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Oerlikon
Parent companyOerlikon Group
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):400
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2022
Capital investment ($):200
Country(ies) from which reshored:Switzerland
City reshored to:Huntsville
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredadditive manufacturing
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing, Customization/Flexibility, Higher productivity, Infrastructure, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
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