Reshoring makes Michigan great again, one rung at a time

SourceFinancial Times
Date Published10/26/2017

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Michigan Ladder Co.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):15
Year reshoring announced:2012
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2012
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredladders
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Intellectual property risk, Inventory
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand (customer preference for U.S. made), Impact on domestic economy, Proximity to customers/market
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