Michigan Manufactures Winter: Making A Better Cross-Country Ski Pole

Date Published01/07/2019
Author NameJim Vinoski
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name U.S. Ski Pole Company
Parent companyU.S. Ski Pole Company
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2019
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Cheboygan
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Hobbies (subset of Miscelaneous)
Product(s) reshoredcarbon fiber Nordic ski poles
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Image/brand, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market, Under-utilized capacity, import replacement; reshoring movement
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