GKN Aerospace to open new Orangeburg facility to produce jet engine inlet lip skins

Date Published06/17/2015
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name GKN Aerospace
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):75
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:United Kingdom
City reshored to:Orangeburg
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products, Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredEngine components for Boeing
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies
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