Automotive Supplier Breaks Ground on Rare New Detroit Factory

SourceUS News and World Report
Date Published04/24/2017
Author NameNick Carey
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Flex-N-Gate
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):400
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):95
City reshored to:Detroit
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredPlastic Exterior Parts
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Image/brand (customer preference for U.S. made), Skilled workforce availability/training
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