Lighting the Way: Manufacturers use 3-D printing to develop prototypes

Date Published09/16/2013
Author NameMolly Dill
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Lamplight
Parent companyW.C. Bradley Co.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):.022
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Menomonee Falls
State(s) reshored to:WI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredprototypes
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Total cost, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D)
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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