Bombardier wants to hire 300 employees, make Metra cars in Kendall County

SourceChicago Tribune
Date Published10/08/2020
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Bombadier
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):300
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2021
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Canada
City reshored to:Montgomery
State(s) reshored to:IL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredMetra bi-level rail cars
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Infrastructure, Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Under-utilized capacity
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