Reshoring Manufacturing: Success in Small Places

SourceBusiness Climate
Date Published10/07/2016
Author NameBill McMeekin
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
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2013
Capital investment ($):39.6
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Union City
State(s) reshored to:TN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredergonomic office seating
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Inventory
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
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