Merrow launching new dress shirt line but future in Fall River uncertain

SourceThe Herald News
Date Published01/17/2018
Author NameKeven O'Connor
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Parent companyMerrow Sewing Machine Company
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):90
Country(ies) from which reshored:United States
City reshored to:Fall River
State(s) reshored to:MA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles, Electrical Equipment, Appliances & Components
Product(s) reshoreddress shirts, and sewing machines
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand (customer preference for U.S. made), Impact on domestic economy, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity
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