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Speaker: Reshoring is happening, and it will accelerate


March 13, 2014 11:37 am ET

“A lot more clients are looking at the total landed cost. They're much more educated,” Mike Zacharias said. “The cost of quality has become a much bigger component of the decision process as it has historically.”

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Reshoring is 'manufacturing moving to where it should be'


March 13, 2014 11:14 am ET

“A lot of times, the move [back to North America] is a correction of a bad decision,” said Melanie Hart, who serves as president and CEO of Bloomington, Ind.-based Tsuchiya North America. “We located in what we thought were great...

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Reshoring gives a boost to US manufacturers


February 25, 2014 7:35 am ET

WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA. — Reshoring has added more than 100,000 jobs in the U.S. in the last three years — and the trend shows no signs of slowing down.

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Inventor brings US business into loop with Wonder Loom


December 17, 2013 10:53 am ET

WIXOM, MICH. — Two years after going into business, Rainbow Loom inventor Cheong Choon Ng was nearing the millionth sale of his plastic-pronged device for weaving colorful rubber band bracelets. Then sales skyrocketed — and now he's...

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Precision Extrusion spurns China for New York


December 13, 2013 1:23 pm ET

After bringing work back from China, medical tubing extruder Precision Extrusion Inc. needs more space at its facility in Glens Falls, N.Y.

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Former NFL star partners with Port Erie Plastics


December 11, 2013 4:19 pm ET

HARBORCREEK, PA. — Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is teaming up with Port Erie Plastics Inc. to make a multi-purpose clip holding discs imprinted with sports team and NASCAR logos — as Port Erie has made a major investment...

Shale gas, reshoring spell good news for US manufacturers


November 7, 2013 5:15 pm ET

CHICAGO — Economies around the world are improving, with North America in particular improving as new supplies of shale gas feedstock come on stream.

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IHS report: Shale gas to boost US plastics jobs


September 6, 2013 2:17 pm ET

Plastics are among many U.S. industries that will benefit from development of shale-based natural gas, according to a new study from research and consulting leader IHS Inc.

Lollicup USA plans to manufacture food service line in California


September 3, 2013 2:37 pm ET

Patriotism, a sense of consumer safety and automation are all factoring into a California company’s decision to move manufacturing of plastic food service products to the United States.

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US-made Moto X's cost comparable to Asian-assembled smartphones


August 28, 2013 3:53 pm ET

Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility group may be changing the hard and fast business rules when it comes to consumer electronics by showing U.S. production does not add much to the overall cost, says the consulting group IHS.

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