Manufacturing bouncing back as U.S., Colorado companies reshore jobs

SourceDenver Post
Date Published10/14/2012
Author NameAndy Vuong
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name OtterBox
Parent companyOtterBox
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):485
Year reshoring announced:2012
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2012
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
State(s) reshored to:CO
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Other, Accessories
Product(s) reshoredOtterBox
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Lead time/time to market, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Other
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