American Manufacturing Success Story: American Elite Molding

SourceEnterprise Florida
Date Published12/01/2017
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name American Elite Molding
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):160
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):4
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Crestview
State(s) reshored to:FL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Miscellaneous – subset non Hobbies
Product(s) reshorednylon cable ties
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Eco-system synergies, Infrastructure (transport, internet, power), Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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