Why Manufacturing in the U.S. Makes Sense

SourceQuality Magazine
Date Published10/01/2013
Author NameMichelle Bangert
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name GE
Parent companyGE
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredGeoSpring water heater
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Lead time/time to market
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Re-design of the part, Other
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