A Reshoring Initiative Case Study:

From Thixo to Hot Chamber Mg Die Casting



  • magnesium die casting


Country from which reshored: Malaysia
Offshore: the work was outsourced.
Factors which made offshoring less attractive: Price, Delivery, Quality, Rework, Warranty, Inventory, Travel Cost/Time or Local Onsite Audit


Number of employee jobs reshored to make this product: 5
Reshored work is in-house.
Domestic factors which made the domestic alternative more attractive: Lean or other business process improvement techniques

Additional Background

Relevant Industry: Miscellaneous
Year Reshored: 2013