A Reshoring Initiative Case Study: Jefferson Rubber

SourceThe Reshoring Initiative
Date Published03/13/2017
Author NameReshoring Initiative
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Jefferson Rubber
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):5
Year reshoring announced:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
$/year of sales of reshored product or service:$250,000.00
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Worcester
State(s) reshored to:MA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles, Plastic & Rubber Products, footwear
Product(s) reshoredshoe product
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Currency variation, Delivery, Price, Rising wages, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Lean/other business process improvement techniques
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