Can’t Find Glasses To Fit Your Large Head? We Have Good News.

SourceAlliance for American Manufacturing
Date Published07/31/2017
Author NameJeff Bonoir
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fatheadz Eyewear
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Indianapolis
State(s) reshored to:IN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Miscellaneous – subset non Hobbies, eyewear
Product(s) reshoredoversized sunglass frames
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Communications
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customization/Flexibility, Image/brand (customer preference for U.S. made), Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Walmart
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