Moderna Products establishing Upstate manufacturing operations

SourceSouth Carolina Department of Commerce
Date Published07/30/2015
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Moderna Products
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):35
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):6.5
Country(ies) from which reshored:Belgium
City reshored to:Gaffney
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products, Miscellaneous – subset non Hobbies, pet products industry
Product(s) reshoredplastic pet products
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, U.S. biggest market for pet products
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