A shoemaker's quest to return manufacturing to New England

Date Published10/23/2013
Author NameHeesun Wee
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name New England Footwear
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):5
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Stratham
State(s) reshored to:NH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredActive footwear
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Image/brand, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Other
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