A Reshoring Initiative Case Study:

Furniture Fixed Seating Component Reshored

Contract Manufacturer


  • Company: KI
  • Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Satisfaction with the results: High


  • Redesigned Seat Pan for Auditorium Seating


Country from which reshored: Italy
Factors which made offshoring less attractive: Delivery, Inventory


Number of employee jobs reshored to make this product: 1
Value of work reshored to make this product ($/year): $245,900.00
Reshored work is outsourced.
Domestic factors which made the domestic alternative more attractive: Redesign of the part

Additional Background

Relevant Industry: Fabricated Metal Products
Year Reshored: 2009