Handful, a Tigard-based Sports Bra Brand, to Move Production from China to U.S.

SourceOregon Live
Date Published05/09/2013
Author NameAllan Brettman
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Handful
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2013
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Salem
State(s) reshored to:OR
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredSports Bras
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Loss of control, Social/ethical concerns, Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability , Total cost, Travel cost/time
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
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