$32M bet: Overseas jobs returning to Silicon Valley?

SourceABC KGO-TV, San Fransisco
Date Published02/14/2013
Author NameDavid Louie
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Flextronics
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Unknown
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Unknown
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2013
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):32
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Milpitas
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products, Electrical Equipment/Appliances/Components
Product(s) reshoredPrototyping and production
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Other
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