Milwaukee Tool Announces New WI Hand Tools Plant

SourceIndustrial Distribution
Date Published01/24/2020
Author NameMike Hockett
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Milwaukee Electronic Tool Corp. (Milwaukee Tool)
Parent companyTechtronic Industries
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2021
Capital investment ($):26
Country(ies) from which reshored:Hong Kong
City reshored to:West Bend
State(s) reshored to:WI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredspecialty hand tools
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, expansion
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