Reshoring: Bringing Manufacturing Back to the USA

SourceWisconsin School of Business
Date Published03/13/2013
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Vollrath
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:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Castings, Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredStainless steel cookware and food pans
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Communications, Loss of control, Price, Regulatory compliance, Rising wages, Supply chain interruption risk, Total cost, Quality/rework/warranty, Other, Fluctuating materials cost/quality
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Re-design of the part, Other, Higher quality materials
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