American manufacturers come back home

Date Published01/15/2013
Author NameKim Gittleson
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Whirlpool
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Country(ies) from which reshored:Mexico
State(s) reshored to:OH
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Higher productivity, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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