Honda Plans Expansion at Alabama SUV/Pickup Plant

SourceAmerican Machinist
Date Published03/28/2017
Author NameRobert Brooks
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
Parent companyHonda
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Capital investment ($):85
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Lincoln
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredlight trucks and SUVs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Lead time/Time to market, To meet growing US demand
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