American Made, One Part at a Time

SourceWall Street Journal
Date Published07/18/2014
Author NameTimothy Aeppel
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Bell Helmets
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2014
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2014
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Rantoul
State(s) reshored to:IL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredBicycle helmets
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Lead time/time to market
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Other, Walmart, Proximity to market
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