Wal-Mart To Bring A Quarter Million Jobs Home From China — Manufacturing For This Everyday Item Michigan-Bound

Date Published06/17/2015
Author NameDawn Papple
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Ranir LLC
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2015
Capital investment ($):3
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Kentwood
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredElectric toothbrush heads
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Lead time/Time to market, Walmart
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