Wal-Mart: From offshoring to re-shoring?

SourceThe Star/Reuters
Date Published09/25/2013
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Hampton Products
Parent companyHampton Products International
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2008
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2008
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
State(s) reshored to:WI
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredlocks and door hardware
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Green considerations, Inventory, Loss of control, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Re-design of the part, Walmart
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