The Insourcing Boom

SourceThe Atlantic
Date Published11/28/2012
Author NameCharles Fishman
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name GE
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):800
Country(ies) from which reshored:China,Mexico
City reshored to:Louisville
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredFrench-door refrigerators(MX), water heaters (CH)
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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