Mercedes-Benz opening new van manufacturing plant near Charleston

Date Published03/06/2015
Author NameContinuous News Desk
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Mercedes-Benz
Parent companyDaimler
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):1300
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:Both
Capital investment ($):500
City reshored to:Charleston
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredVans
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure, Skilled workforce availability/training
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