How one US manufacturer is buffering against China

Date Published08/25/2015
Author NameHeesun Wee
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Barn Light Electric
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):130
Year reshoring announced:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:Both
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Titusville
State(s) reshored to:FL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Electrical Equipment, Appliances & Components, Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredLighting and light fixtures
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Currency variation, Freight cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Proximity to customers/market
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