SeaSucker, a Bradenton bike rack, marine accessories company, makes all products in US

SourceHerald Tribune
Date Published04/29/2019
Author NameLaura Finaldi
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name SeaSucker
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):20
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Bradenton
State(s) reshored to:FL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment, Miscellaneous – subset non Hobbies
Product(s) reshoredbicycle racks, car racks, marine accessories
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Difficulty of innovation/product differentiation, Inventory, Loss of control, Quality/rework/warranty, Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability , Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing, Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Customization/Flexibility, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Raw Materials Cost
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