Little Tikes growing after shifting production from China to US

SourcePlastics News
Date Published08/27/2013
Author NameRachel Abbey McCafferty
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Little Tikes
Parent companyMGA Entertainment
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Unknown
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Unknown
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):50
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2013
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Hudson
State(s) reshored to:OH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshored2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure swing, other toys
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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