Two-Shot Molding Helps Make Reshoring Cost-Effective

SourcePlastics Technology
Date Published07/01/2016
Author NameMatthew H. Naitove
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Constructive Eating
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2009
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Ann Arbor
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredChildren's Dinnerware and Eating Utensils
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Quality/rework/warranty, Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability , Travel cost/time
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand, Lead time/Time to market
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