Pequea Machine Joins the Reshoring Movement: Reshores Part Production for Better Quality

SourceMade in America Movement/Central Penn Business Jou
Date Published03/15/2013
Author NameJim T. Ryan
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Pequea Machine Inc.
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):20
Year reshoring announced:2011
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2011
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Earl Township
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredGear boxes for agricultural equipment
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Quality/rework/warranty
Mentions use of TCO or similar concept?Yes
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