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., 01/02/2023
E.g., 01/02/2023
Status Company name Company country Announcement date Offshored tosort ascending Reshored to Sector Job gains
La Brava Beer Spain 19/04/2017 Czech Republic Spain C11 - Manufacture of beverages
Barclays Bank United Kingdom 21/04/2016 Cyprus United Kingdom K64 - Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding
Ciak Roncato Italy 23/07/2015 China Italy C14 - Manufacture of wearing apparel 20
Orbea Spain 16/04/2015 China Portugal C30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
FIVE - Fabbrica Italiana Veicoli Elettrici Italy 07/03/2017 China Italy C30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment 50
Jysk Denmark 25/05/2017 China Poland C31 - Manufacture of furniture
Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. Germany 15/06/2018 China Romania C26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products 100
Sifrrap Requalification France 10/10/2016 China France C28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 17
Orbea Spain 16/04/2015 China Spain C30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Sonae MC Portugal 09/09/2016 China Portugal G47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 41
Symington's Ltd United Kingdom 04/04/2014 China United Kingdom C10 - Manufacture of food products 125
Fuda-Hobart Rose United Kingdom 25/03/2015 China United Kingdom C31 - Manufacture of furniture 100
Piquadro Italy 15/04/2014 China Italy C15 - Manufacture of leather and related products
Natuzzi Italy 30/08/2016 China Italy C31 - Manufacture of furniture
DinBox Sverige AB Sweden 16/01/2018 China Sweden C25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment


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