Why U.S. Manufacturers Are Turning Their Attention to 'Reshoring'

Date Published10/26/2017
Author NameLeigh Buchanan
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Jeannette Specialty Glass
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Jeanette
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Nonmetallic Mineral Products
Product(s) reshoredGlass products
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Communications, Delivery, Inventory, Price, Quality/rework/warranty, Rising wages, Social/ethical concerns, Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability , Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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