Manufacturing of Lincoln Logs shifts to Maine, and fits nicely

SourcePortland Press Herald
Date Published09/17/2014
Author NameRachel Ohm
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name K'nex - Lincoln Logs
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
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Burnham
State(s) reshored to:ME
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Hobbies, Wood Products
Product(s) reshoredLincoln Logs
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Inventory, Lead time/time to market, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Image/brand, Re-design of the part, Other, Raw materials/natural resources
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