Reshoring cases

The reshoring database contains factsheets with data on reshoring events reported in the national media in each EU member state. Active data collection for the reshoring monitor commenced in February 2016 and some earlier reshoring cases (2014-15) have been identified from earlier data collection activities by the research team. The database was updated monthly until the end of 2018 (end of the project).

Within the scope of this initiative, the following cases of reshoring are considered:

  • Companies that reshore to their home country (within the EU) value chain activities previously offshored to another country (e.g. manufacturing by a German firm previously offshored to China or to France and now returning to Germany).

  • Companies that reshore to any EU country value chain activities previously offshored to a non-EU country (e.g. manufacturing by a German firm previously offshored to China and now returning to Italy).


E.g., 30/09/2022
E.g., 30/09/2022
Status Company name Company country Announcement date Offshored tosort descending Reshored to Sector Job gains
Esaote Italy 20/01/2015 Netherlands Italy C26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products 0
TBA Textiles United Kingdom 08/09/2016 Netherlands United Kingdom C13 - Manufacture of textiles 16
Vittoria Assicurazioni Italy 02/08/2016 Netherlands Italy K65 - Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security
Smartphoto Belgium 24/01/2017 Netherlands Belgium C18 - Printing and reproduction of recorded media 12
Dicarcono Spain 20/03/2018 Netherlands Spain C10 - Manufacture of food products 20
Estrella Sweden 01/04/2016 Norway Sweden C10 - Manufacture of food products
EWII Denmark 04/05/2017 Poland Denmark C29 - Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 40
Pöyry Finland 15/05/2017 Poland Finland M71 - Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 30
Unilever Netherlands 06/10/2016 Poland Netherlands C10 - Manufacture of food products
Polarica Wild Food Sweden 15/03/2017 Poland Sweden C10 - Manufacture of food products 3
Cadbury United Kingdom 07/04/2017 Poland United Kingdom C10 - Manufacture of food products
Clearview Traffic Group United Kingdom 04/03/2014 Poland United Kingdom C30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment 49
Premier Is - Mejerigaarden A/S  Denmark 29/05/2018 Poland Denmark C10 - Manufacture of food products
Welltec Denmark 16/04/2017 Poland Denmark C35 - Industrial and Commercial Machinery and Computer Equipment
Hunton Fiber Norway 01/04/2017 Poland Norway C16 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 60


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