Forth National Metalworking Reshoring Award 2021 – You have to be in it, to win it!

Companies that have successfully reshored metal-worked products, parts or tooling are invited to compete for the National Metalworking Reshoring Award. The Reshoring Initiative, PMA, NTMA, and AMT are pleased to sponsor this competition but you have to be in it, to win it!

  • OEMs: submit in-house or outsourced reshoring.
  • Contract manufacturers: submit work that your customer previously offshored.
  • Technology suppliers and distributors: Submit your own reshoring and that of your customers. The resulting media coverage will mention your role. Are You Eligible?
  • To be eligible for the award, the work must have been reshored between January 1, 2013, and May 31, 2021, from outside North America to North America. Reshoring includes work that is produced either in-house or outsourced. A complete definition of reshoring is available here. Products must be made primarily by metal forming, fabricating, casting or machining, including additive manufacturing.

    Submit An Application Today

    Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2020. To view award details and enter to win, visit FDI (foreign direct investment), is also eligible, so don’t delay. The Award winner will be announced at IMTS in Chicago, IL, September 14-19, 2020. Gain recognition for your successful reshoring, but remember, you have to be in it to win it!

    The Reshoring Wave

    In 2018 over 1,300 companies announced they were shifting jobs to the U.S. from offshore, up 38% from 2017. Jobs reshored since 2010 account for 3.3% of total U.S. manufacturing employment. There is still time for companies to decide to reshore and be eligible for the Award.

    Previous winners

    Sherrill Manufacturing received the 2019 National Metalworking Reshoring Award in recognition of the company’s success bringing flatwear back home to the United States. Sherrill’s success demonstrates that it is feasible to reshore completely lost product categories.

    Mitchell Metal Products won the 2017 award, increasing production dramatically and providing a shorter lead-time. In 2016, the company reshored a cultivator handle subassembly, increasing the production volume from 4,500 made overseas to 30,000 made in Wisconsin.

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