M-Wave International to Expand in Glendale Heights

SourceDaily Herald Business Ledger
Date Published10/28/2013
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name M-Wave International
Parent companyM-Wave International
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2014
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Glendale Heights
State(s) reshored to:IL
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products, Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components, Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredcircuit boards, wire harnesses, fabricated metals
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Lead time/time to market, Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Re-design of the part
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