Green Leaf bringing molding back to Indiana from China

Date Published06/09/2014
Author NameMichael Lauzon
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Green Leaf, Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2014
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:Both
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Fontanet
State(s) reshored to:IN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Other, Containers
Product(s) reshoredValves and fittings for liquid handling
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Lead time/time to market, Loss of control, Price, Rising wages, Travel cost/time, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Infrastructure, Skilled workforce availability/training
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