More Factories Crop Up Closer to Customers

SourceThe Wall Street Journal
Date Published11/06/2018
Author NameAusten Hufford
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Flex Ltd.
Parent companyFlextronics
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2018
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredpersonal electronics
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Raw Materials Cost, import replacement
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