Hickey Freeman to add 100 jobs; Schumer sees opportunity for more by onshoring PPE production

SourceDemocrat & Chronicle
Date Published10/18/2021
Author NameBrian Sharp
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Hickey Freeman
Parent companyRochester Tailored Clothing
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):100
Year reshoring announced:2021
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):65
City reshored to:Rochester
State(s) reshored to:NY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Medical Equipment & Supplies
Product(s) reshoredPPE, personal protective equipment
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Lead time/Time to market, Other, import replacement, national stockpile, Covid-19
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