$32M bet: Overseas jobs returning to Silicon Valley?

SourceABC KGO-TV, San Fransisco
Date Published02/14/2013
Author NameDavid Louie
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Calibowl
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2012
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Union City
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Other, Home
Product(s) reshoredSpill-proof plastic bowls
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Lead time/time to market
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Re-design of the part, Other
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