China's Kingfa sets up US compounding base in Michigan

SourcePlastics News
Date Published03/09/2016
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kingfa USA, Inc.
Parent companyKingfa Sci. & Tech. Co. Ltd.
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):50
Year reshoring announced:2016
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Canton
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products, Transportation Equipment
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Government Incentives, Proximity to customers/market, Raw Materials Cost, Skilled workforce availability/training
Government Incentive dollar amount:not specified
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