A Formula for Efficiency in Domestic Manufacturing: Q&A with Darius Mir

Date Published05/06/2015
Author NameBridget Bergin
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Made in America Seating
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2012
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Union City
State(s) reshored to:TN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredOffice chairs
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Inventory
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Lead time/Time to market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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