Mexico: The New China

SourceThe New York Times
Date Published01/26/2013
Author NameChris Anderson
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name 3D Robotics
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:Both
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Tijuana, San Diego
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products, Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredDrones
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Difficulty of innovation/product differentiation, Intellectual property risk, Inventory, Lead time/time to market, Rising wages, Quality/rework/warranty, Counterfeit risk
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Re-design of the part, Skilled workforce availability/training, JIT
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