Erker's to launch Delmar Loop eyeglass factory, store in April

SourceSt-Louis Post Dispatch
Date Published03/12/2017
Author NameSamantha Liss
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Erker Eyewear Company
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):14
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):1
City reshored to:St. Louis
State(s) reshored to:MO
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Hobbies (subset of Miscelaneous), Miscellaneous – subset non Hobbies, eyewear
Product(s) reshoredeyeglasses
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customization/Flexibility, Image/brand (customer preference for U.S. made), Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market
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