Chinese solar company promises 200 jobs at McClellan Business Park

SourceThe Sacramento Bee
Date Published02/09/2017
Author NameRichard Chang
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name China Sunergy Co.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):10
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Sacramento
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products, solar
Product(s) reshoredsolar panels
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Infrastructure (transport, internet, power), Image/brand (customer preference for U.S. made), Proximity to customers/market, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity, "proximity to China", vs other US locations
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