Onshoring: Manufacturers capitalise on goods 'made in the USA'

URLhttp://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/a8c394c2-25f5-11e3-
SourceFinancial Times
Date Published10/15/2013
Author NameTim Bradshaw
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name August
Parent companyAugust
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
City reshored to:San Francisco
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredsmartphone door opener
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Travel cost/time, Customs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand
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