Manufacturing Jobs: How to Turn America

SourceManufacturing Trends and News
Date Published01/06/2014
Author NameJohn Fossey

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Keer Group
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2014
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):218
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredYarn
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Freight cost, Price, Rising wages, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Infrastructure, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity, Other, public pressure
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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