Hunch, Simply Strategy Pay Off For Butler Factory

Date Published01/06/2014
Author NameSherry Slater
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Autoline Industries
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):182
Year reshoring announced:2007
$/year of sales of reshored product or service:40
Country(ies) from which reshored:India
City reshored to:Butler
State(s) reshored to:IN
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredJacks and pedals for cars
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Total cost, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Labor concessions, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Skilled workforce availability/training, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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