Reshoring Toys

SourceThe Rodon Group/
Date Published05/14/2013
Author NameHoward N. Aronson
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name K'nex
Parent companyK'nex
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2013
City reshored to:Hatfield
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredplastic connecting building toys
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Communications, Delivery, Freight cost, Intellectual property risk, Lead time/time to market, Rising wages, Total cost, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Re-design of the part
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