Ana Liss: Rochester can be leader in reshoring jobs

SourceDemocrat & Chronicle
Date Published07/17/2013
Author NameAna Liss
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Trellis Earth
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):189
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Capital investment ($):8.34
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Rochester
State(s) reshored to:NY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Other, Food
Product(s) reshoredBiodegradable, eco-friendly food service plastics
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Green considerations, Lead time/time to market, Political instability, Rising wages, Supply chain interruption risk
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Infrastructure, Skilled workforce availability/training, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity, Emphasis on corporate social responsibility
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