Reshoring in the Real World

SourceAssembly Magazine
Date Published07/01/2015
Author NameJim Camillo
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Freeman Schwabe
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2010
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China,Taiwan, Province of China
City reshored to:Cincinnati
State(s) reshored to:OH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Machinery, Manufacturing Software
Product(s) reshoredDie Cutting Systems, Presses, Software
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Intellectual property risk, Loss of control
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D)
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