Reshoring: The Supply Chain Returns

Date Published06/27/2014
Author NameMark Kleszczewski
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name B. Braun Medical Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2014
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Allentown
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Medical Equipment/Supplies
Product(s) reshoredMedical products
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Communications, Delivery, Freight cost, Lead time/time to market, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Government Incentives, Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, Buy American Act, OTHERS IN NOTES
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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