Korean mattress, furniture maker to build plant in McDonough

SourceJackson Progress-Argus
Date Published08/18/2020
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Zinus USA Inc.
Parent companyZinus Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):840
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2021
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):108
Country(ies) from which reshored:Korea, Republic of
City reshored to:McDonough
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles, Furniture
Product(s) reshoredmattresses, furniture
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Other, competition, Walmart, Amazon, Wayfair
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Higher productivity, Infrastructure, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
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