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., 01/06/2023
E.g., 01/06/2023
Status Company name Company country Announcement date Offshored tosort ascending Reshored to Sector Job gains
Falconeri Italy 23/05/2015 Romania Italy C14 - Manufacture of wearing apparel
Fastweb S.p.A. Italy 08/05/2018 Romania Italy J61 - Telecommunications
Calzaturificio Maritan SpA Italy 09/12/2016 Romania Italy C15 - Manufacture of leather and related products
Natuzzi Italy 30/08/2016 Romania Italy C31 - Manufacture of furniture
I. P. Huse Norway 01/04/2017 Poland Norway C28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
RBI Interior Norway 06/03/2015 Poland Norway C16 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 10
Hagens Fjedre A/S Denmark 31/03/2017 Poland Denmark C25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Fazer Finland 26/04/2017 Poland Finland C10 - Manufacture of food products 65
Rosenberg WorleyParsons Norway 01/04/2017 Poland Norway B9.1 - Support activities for petroleum and natural gas extraction 100
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


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