A Reshoring Initiative Case Study:

Large Part Thermoforming


  • Company: Mayfield Plastics
  • Location: Sutton, Massachusetts
  • Satisfaction with the results: High


  • Large Part Thermoforming


Countries from which reshored: China, United States
Offshore: the work was outsourced.
Factors which made offshoring less attractive: Delivery, Quality, Rework, Warranty, Inventory, Loss of Customer Responsiveness, Total Cost


Number of employee jobs reshored to make this product: 4
Value of work reshored to make this product ($/year): $500,000.00
Reshored work is in-house.
Domestic factors which made the domestic alternative more attractive: Labor concessions

Additional Background

Relevant Industry: Plastics and Rubber Products
Year Reshored: 2016
Total cost of ownership analysis was used in the reshoring decision.