Gildan announces $17 million investment in Eden, 85 new jobs

SourceRockingham Now
Date Published10/16/2019
Author NameSusie C. Spear & Joe Dexter
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Gildan Activewear, Inc.
Parent companyGildan Activewear, Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):85
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):17
Country(ies) from which reshored:Canada
City reshored to:Eden
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredyarn for use in activewear manufacture
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Infrastructure, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity, Other, expansion; import replacement
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