US Export Economy Fails to Import Jobs

SourceFinancial Times
Date Published01/08/2015
Author NameGillian Tett
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Alcoa
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2015
City reshored to:Savannah
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Primary Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredAluminum
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Difficulty of innovation/product differentiation, Lead time/time to market, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, Proximity to market
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