Reshoring Rising: More Firms See Benefits of U.S. Production

SourceBusiness Climate Blog
Date Published11/06/2013
Author NameEmily McMackin
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Motorola
Parent companyGoogle
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Unknown
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Unknown
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):2500
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
City reshored to:Fort Worth
State(s) reshored to:TX
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredMoto X
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Lead time/time to market, Rising wages, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Re-design of the part
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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