Toyota Production System Gives Company Influence Far Beyond Its Plants

SourceChief Executive
Date Published08/12/2019
Author NameDale Buss
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Toyota North America
Parent companyToyota Motor Corporation
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):600
Year reshoring announced:2019
Capital investment ($):13,000
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredmotor vehicles
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Higher productivity, Lead time/Time to market, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Proximity to customers/market, Other, expansion of current operations
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