Iowa companies bringing jobs back to U.S.

SourceThe Gazette
Date Published12/16/2017
Author NameGeorge C. Ford
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):50
Year reshoring announced:2015
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Urbana
State(s) reshored to:IA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles, Hobbies (subset of Miscelaneous), Miscellaneous – subset non Hobbies, hardware
Product(s) reshoredratchet straps and fittings
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Inventory, Loss of control, Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Lead time/Time to market
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