Viega completes expansion of manufacturing operations in Kansas

SourceWichita Business Journal
Date Published09/11/2020
Author NameDaniel McCoy
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Viega
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):150
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:McPherson
State(s) reshored to:KS
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Castings/Foundries - Subset of Primary Metal Products, Fabricated Metal Products, Nonmetallic Mineral Products, Plastic & Rubber Products, Primary Metal Products (not including Foundries and Castings), plumbing products, heating products
Product(s) reshoredProPress copper, plumbing product, heating product
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure, Impact on domestic economy, Skilled workforce availability/training
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