Guidepoint Systems Brings Product Manufacturing Back to U.S. at Houston, Texas Facility

SourceArea Development
Date Published06/11/2014
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Guidepoint Systems
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2014
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
City reshored to:Houston
State(s) reshored to:TX
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products, Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredGPS-based transceivers
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Loss of control, Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Re-design of the part, Skilled workforce availability/training, Enhanced production oversight
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