Wisconsin manufacturers see value in returning work to U.S.

SourceMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Date Published04/05/2014
Author NameRick Barrett
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Generac Power Systems
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):30
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Whitewater
State(s) reshored to:WI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredPortable generator component
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Intellectual property risk, Supply chain interruption risk, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology
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