FDI in the U.S. Auto Industry Continues Unabated

SourceArea Development
Date Published08/01/2019
Author NameDan Emerson
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Webasto Roof Systems
Parent companyWebasto Roof Systems
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):441
Year reshoring announced:2019
Capital investment ($):48
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Plymouth Township
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredautomotive roof systems
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Eco-system synergies, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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