Walmart's Buy American Plan Could Be More than "Shot in the Arm" to Reshoring

SourceThomasNet / Procurement Journal
Date Published11/18/2013
Author NamePat Toensmeier (M)
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Element Electronics
Parent companyElement Electronics
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredflat-screen TVs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?walmart, Walmart
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