Upholstery sales buoy fabric suppliers' investments

URLhttp://www.furnituretoday.com/article/538890-uphol
SourceFurniture Today
Date Published01/02/2017
Author NameCindy Hodnett
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Burlington Technologies
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):355
Year reshoring announced:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Burlington
State(s) reshored to:NC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredperformance fabric
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lead time/Time to market, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D)
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