Why US manufacturers are nixing the US for China

Date Published09/21/2015
Author NameElaine Pofeldt
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Nawi Kids
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):26
Number of manufacturing jobs outsourced domestically:26
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Los Angeles
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredStuffed animals
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, Personal connection to workers
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