Hitachi to Overhaul Kentucky Plant, Add 200 Jobs

SourceThomas Insights
Date Published02/04/2021
Author NameAndy Szal
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America
Parent companyHitachi, Ltd.
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):200
Year reshoring announced:2021
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2023
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Berea
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Machinery, Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredmotors for electric vehicles, EV motors for Honda
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Impact on domestic economy, Under-utilized capacity, Other, Covid-19
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