3-D printing lets company bring manufacturing from Taiwan to Monument

SourceThe Gazette (Colorado Springs area)
Date Published09/20/2013
Author NameWayne Heilman
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Maxx Sunglasses
Parent companyMaxx Sunglasses
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):25
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):.5
City reshored to:Monument
State(s) reshored to:CO
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredsunglasses
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Lead time/time to market
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing
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