A Reshoring Initiative Case Study:
Zinc Die Cast manufacturer brings castings home
- Company: Brillcast Inc
- Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Satisfaction with the results: High
- Zinc die cast components used as key functional and decorative products in the RV industry
Country from which reshored: China
Offshore: the work was outsourced.
Factors which made offshoring less attractive: Price, Delivery, Quality, Rework, Warranty, Inventory, Total Cost, Freight Cost, Burden on Staff
Number of employee jobs reshored to make this product: 5
Value of work reshored to make this product ($/year): $1,000,000.00
Reshored work is in-house.
Domestic factors which made the domestic alternative more attractive: Redesign of the part
Relevant Industry: Oil and Gas
Year Reshored: 2012