New Ford Bronco will use newer, lighter steel made in Alabama at ArcelorMittal

SourceAlabama Political Reporter
Date Published10/14/2020
Author NameBrandon Moseley
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Ford
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Domestically, the work will be done:Both
City reshored to:Calvert
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Primary Metal Products (not including Foundries and Castings), Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshored2021 Ford Bronco, Fortiform 980 GI, steel slabs
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity, Other, tariffs
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