Sentury Tire confirms plans for $530 million, 1,000-job plant in Georgia

SourceAtlanta Business Chronicle
Date Published09/08/2016
Author NameUrvaksh Karkaria
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Sentury Tire
Parent companyQingdao Sentury Tire Co., Ltd.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):1000
Year reshoring announced:2016
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Capital investment ($):530
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:LaGrange
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredcar and light truck tires
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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