A Reshoring Initiative Case Study:
Jarden Plastic Solutions Cutlery Repatriation
- Company: Jarden Plastic Solutions
- Location: Wilton, Maine
- private label plastic cutlery
Country from which reshored: China
Offshore: the work was outsourced.
Factors which made offshoring less attractive: Price, Delivery, Inventory, Wage and Currency Changes, Total Cost, Freight Cost
Number of employee jobs reshored to make this product: 68
Value of work reshored to make this product ($/year): $8,500,000.00
Reshored work is in-house.
Domestic factors which made the domestic alternative more attractive: Automation/technology, Lean or other business process improvement techniques, Redesign of the part
Relevant Industries: Food and Beverage, Plastics and Rubber Products
Year Reshored: 2013
Total cost of ownership analysis was used in the reshoring decision.