Reopening Dozens of LA Factories, Sports Manufacturer StringKing Makes a COVID Comeback

Sourcethe Manufacturing Report
Date Published09/21/2020
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name StringKing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):1198
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Los Angeles
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles, Medical Equipment & Supplies
Product(s) reshoredcloth masks, 3-layer masks, apparel, gowns, PPE
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Higher productivity, Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity, Covid-19
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