Why some manufacturers are returning to the U.S.

SourcePBS News Hour
Date Published08/27/2016
Author NameChristopher Booker
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Bollman Hat Company
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2014
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Adamstown
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredKangol brand hats
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lead time/Time to market
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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