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‘Offshoring’ expert says ‘reshoring’ vital to saving middle class

December 2016 – A push is underway in the Rio Grande Valley to promote Bi-National Economic Development, or BiNED, which aims to develop advanced manufacturing — and the high-paying jobs it brings — on both sides of the border.

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Manufacturing is Leaving China – but is it Coming to the U.S.?

June 2016 – The reshoring phenomenon is real. It’s driven by rising labor costs in China, and the increasing risk of maintaining long supply lines for western markets. What can companies do to bring that production back to the U.S.?

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Reshoring could spur demand for trucking

March 25, 2016 – A growing movement to bring so-called “advanced manufacturing” back to the U.S. – a strategic effort dubbed “reshoring” or sometimes “nearshoring” – could significantly ramp up truck capacity demand as well, according to two experts.

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Lessons in reshoring: The turnaround at GE’s Appliance Park

December 30, 2015 -Bright light reflects off the shiny exterior of row upon row of water heaters that stand like sentinels in Building 2 of General Electric Co.’s Appliance Park. The products soon will be shipped to retail stores such as Lowe’s, where they sell for about $1,000. The ordinary household product is part of an extraordinary turnaround story at one of Louisville’s largest employers and reflects the growing trend of reshoring: After decades of moving jobs to low-wage countries, American manufacturers are moving some jobs back to the U.S.

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Reshoring, Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back to U.S.

December 9, 2015 – Many American companies that have taken their manufacturing jobs overseas in favor of cost-saving affordable Chinese labor have either begun to bring some of those jobs back to the United States, or are seriously thinking about doing so, according to a consultant to the supply chain industry and director of the Reshoring Institute……

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Reshoring Opens Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

December 4, 2015 – Rosemary Coates, Founder of Blue Silk Consulting (WBE) and The Reshoring Institute, recently shared insightful information about how reshoring initiatives present opportunities for diverse suppliers, including woman-owned, minority owned and veteran-owned businesses. Learn more about how The Reshoring Institute supports the diversification of US supply chains in this guest blog authored by Ms. Rosemary Coates.

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60 seconds with Rosemary Coates, Reshoring Institute and the University of San Diego

December 1, 2015 – At the Supply Chain Outlook Summit, you talked about your roles as a consultant, advising clients on their outsourcing strategies and also as the executive director of the Reshoring Institute, advising companies on how to bring some of that manufacturing back to North America and the United States. In a sense, you’ve seen them going and coming. How do you describe what is going on in the market today?….

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For businesses in China, breaking up is hard to do

August 21, 2015 – The hottest trend in U.S. manufacturing is reshoring, and this means big opportunities for plastics manufacturers. According to a recent study by Boston Consulting Group, 54% of all U.S. companies with more than $1 billion in revenues are planning or considering reshoring at least some of their manufacturing. Wal-Mart’s U.S. manufacturing initiative promises to buy $250 million in U.S.-made consumer goods over 10 years. All of this reshoring will drive the need for plastic parts and products.

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Skillfully Managing a Manufacturing Reshoring Project

December 23, 2014 – There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. than simple cost comparisons. These initiatives have many moving parts and require careful planning. So where should a company begin?

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What Happens When You Decide to Leave China?

December 8, 2014 – Reshoring is the hottest trend in U.S. manufacturing. According to a recent study by Boston Consulting Group, 54 percent of all United States companies over $1 billion in revenues are planning or considering bringing at least some of their manufacturing back to the U.S.

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FAILURE ALERT: What Happens When Reshoring Goes Wrong

November 26, 2014 – A million things can go wrong every day in business. So when companies consider a new, big project like Reshoring they need to be especially vigilant and prepared. We want to see manufacturing come back to America to rebuild our middle class and strengthen our economy. But it’s not as simple as shuttering the production plant in China and recreating it at home. Reshoring is a complicated project with lots of moving parts and potential points of failure.

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How to Ensure Your Reshoring Project Won’t Fail

June 12, 2014 – Consider Otis Elevator. OE is one of many U.S. manufacturers, including GE, Whirlpool and NCR, which announced they were bringing factories back to the U.S. from China, Mexico and other countries and whose efforts did not go well.

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How Will You Know When to Reshore? Five Factors to Consider

February 27, 2014 – There are many factors to consider when “rebalancing your manufacturing,” reshoring some operations to the U .S. and leaving others in place to serve the growing Asian market. Several of the important factors in the original offshoring decisions have dramatically changed.

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How To Avoid a Failed Reshoring Project

June 09, 2014 – Rising costs in China and shifting global economic forces are pressuring companies to reevaluate their global manufacturing strategies and consider localizing their operations. We’ve all heard the latest buzzwords: “reshoring,” “onshoring,” nearshoring and others. Some companies have started the process and have reported success. But many other companies are struggling with the reshoring.

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How Will You Know When to Reshore? Five Factors to Consider

February 27, 2014 – There are many factors to consider when “rebalancing your manufacturing,” reshoring some operations to the U .S. and leaving others in place to serve the growing Asian market. Several of the important factors in the original offshoring decisions have dramatically changed.

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Will You Know When to Leave China?

November 1, 2013 – Considered the “workshop of the world,” China is losing some of its cache’ as an unstoppable manufacturing powerhouse. Rising labor and energy costs are forcing manufacturers just like you to reconsider locating operations to even lower cost labor countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia.

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