U.S. Textile Plants Return, With Floors Largely Empty of People

SourceNew York Times
Date Published09/19/2013
Author NameStephanie Clifford
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name American Giant
Parent companyAmerican Giant
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2012
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:India
City reshored to:Gaffney
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredhooded sweatshirts
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Communications, Freight cost, Lead time/time to market, Rising wages, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Eco-system synergies
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