New Kuka Mexico plant targets special orders

SourceFurniture Today
Date Published01/13/2020
Author NamePowell Slaughter
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kuka Home North America
Parent companyKuka Home
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):250
Year reshoring announced:2020
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Monterrey
State(s) reshored to:Mexico
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredspecial-order stationary upholstery
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, expansion
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