Kumho Begins U.S. Tire Production

SourceModern Tire Dealer
Date Published06/21/2016
Author NameJoy Kopcha
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kumho Tire USA Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):365
Year reshoring announced:2008
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Korea, Republic of
City reshored to:Macon
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredAutomotive Tires
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies
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