A Decimated U.S. Industry Pulls up its Socks

SourcePeds/Wall Street Journal
Date Published12/14/2014
Author NameJames R. Hagerty
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Peds Legwear
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):60
Year reshoring announced:2014
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):8.5
City reshored to:Hildebran
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredSocks and Legwear
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Image/brand, Walmart
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