Mercedes-Benz plans up to 150 software engineers at Seattle R&D office

SourceThe Seattle Times
Date Published11/14/2017
Author NameMatt Day
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Mercedes Benz
Parent companyDaimler AG
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):150
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Seattle
State(s) reshored to:WA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredResearch and Development
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Skilled workforce availability/training
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