Urban Onshoring: The Movement to Bring Tech Jobs Back to America

Date Published11/04/2014
Author NameIssie Lapowsky
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Doran Jones
Type of work IT
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):450
Year reshoring announced:2014
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:India,Ukraine
City reshored to:New York City
State(s) reshored to:NY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Other, Information Technology
Product(s) reshoredQuality Assurance Testing
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Communications, Travel cost/time, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, Proximity to Market
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