Chinese textile mills are now hiring in places where cotton was king

SourceNew York Times
Date Published08/02/2015
Author NameHiroko Tabuchi
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Keer Group
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):218
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Indian Land
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredYarn spinning
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages, Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Raw Materials Cost, Skilled workforce availability/training, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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