Reshoring' trend grows, moving manufacturing jobs back home

Date Published03/24/2013
Author NameJohn Oravecz
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Unilife
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):140
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2011
Capital investment ($):32
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:York
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Medical Equipment/Supplies
Product(s) reshoredSyringes
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Regulatory compliance
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies
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