2016: Economic development

SourceThe Union Times
Date Published12/31/2016
Author NameCharles Warner
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Standard Textile
Parent companyStandard Textile
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):150
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2016
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Offshore, work was done:Both
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Union
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredtowels and bath mats
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?, No factors mentioned.
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Impact on domestic economy, Purchase commitment by Marriott International
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