Seat manufacturing company establishing facility, 100 jobs in Phenix City

Date Published06/04/2019
Author NameAlex Jones
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Daechang Seat Co. Ltd. USA
Parent companyDaechang Seat Co. Ltd.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):100
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):9
Country(ies) from which reshored:Korea, Republic of
City reshored to:Phenix City
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredseat frames
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Proximity to customers/market
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