Is 'reshoring' bringing enough jobs back home, boosting Michigan's economy?

Date Published03/07/2013
Author NameRick Haglund
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Whirlpool
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):25
Year reshoring announced:2011
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2011
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
State(s) reshored to:OH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredHand mixers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Other, Flexibility, customization
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