Robots Help US Manufacturers Compete With China

URLhttp://www.voanews.com/content/robots-economy-work
SourceVoice of America
Date Published02/21/2013
Author NameBrian Padden
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Altierre Digital Retail
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):60
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:San Jose
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredDigital price displays and signs
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Skilled workforce availability/training
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