Kirkland startup PebbleBee’s reshoring efforts successful, company expands nationwide

URLhttp://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/
SourcePuget Sound Business Journals
Date Published06/09/2015
Author NameSarah Aitchison
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name PebbleBee
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):18
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2015
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Kirkland, Kent, Auburn
State(s) reshored to:WA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredTracking devices
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Supply chain interruption risk
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