Kitsbow to Double U.S. Manufacturing, Relocate to Asheville

SourceInside Outdoor Magazine
Date Published08/29/2019
Author NameMartin Vilaboy
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kitsbow LLC
Parent companyKitsbow LLC
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
City reshored to:Old Fort
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredcycling clothing & accessories
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Government Incentives, Higher productivity, Infrastructure, Image/brand, Lead time/Time to market, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity
Government Incentive dollar amount:400,000
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