Automotive Supplier Improves Quality, Delivery by Reshoring

SourceAssembly Magazine
Date Published09/09/2013
Author NameNone (AmTech International)
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name WEXCO Industries
Parent companyWEXCO Industries
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2010
Offshore, work was done:Outsourced
Domestically, the work will be done:Outsourced
State(s) reshored to:NJ
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Machinery, Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredpivot shafts and housings for heavy duty windshield wiper systems
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Lead time/time to market, Quality/rework/warranty
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