7 ways a Japanese smart factory in the South represents the future of manufacturing

SourceNew Equipment Digest
Date Published07/19/2017
Author NameBrian Buntz
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name AW North Carolina
Parent companyAW
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):1.2
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Durham
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredTransmissions
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity
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