Wright shifts into high gear with big assembly contract

SourceNorth Bay Business Journal
Date Published07/22/2013
Author NameJeff Quackenbush
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Wright Engineered Plastics
Parent companyWright Engineered Plastics
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):160
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Santa Rosa
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic/Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredInjection-molded plastics
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Difficulty of innovation/product differentiation, Freight cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D)
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