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All American Open Machine Time – Company Reshoring Case Study

All American Open Machine Time recently developed a website designed to help American machine shops and purchasers of machining form strong business relationships and bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

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Crayola – Company Reshoring Case Study

Crayola is a U.S. based company that has remained true to its roots throughout its growth history. Crayola’s domestic manufacturing is impressive, with over three billion crayons rolling off of the Easton, PA production line yearly. 83% of Crayola’s customers are in North America, and over two thirds of all products which are sold globally are made in the United States.

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GE – Company Reshoring Case Study

GE’s reshoring efforts brought thousands of jobs back to Louisville, Kentucky, the refurbished facility is recognized as a Center for Excellence and the products are innovative and energy efficient.

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Evolve Manufacturing Technologies – Company Reshoring Case Study

Contract manufacturers like Evolve provide a viable alternative to offshoring. Smaller CMs provide high quality, customer-focused service at a reasonable price. Evolve helps its customers model the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) when making an offshore or restore decision.

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IRT – Company Reshoring Case Study

In 2013, iRT announced its commitment to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States. Since the announcement of its Reshoring initiative, more than 80% of iRT’s components for its road, cyclocross, and mountain bike wheels are sourced from U.S. companies. To aid its Reshoring efforts, iRT invested in 3D printing for wheel hubs, which saved the company $100,000 over a two-year period, enabling it to compete in the competitive bicycle racing industry.

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Maxim – Company Reshoring Case Study

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a symphony orchestra. The famous conductor taps his baton, and the violins begin to play. Then the cellos and woodwinds join. The percussion adds tempo and depth to the sound and the trumpets brighten the mood. Together the sound is magnificent. Now imagine a factory floor full of machines that each have a different function and pace. When in sync, production flows efficiently…

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RK Logistics Group– Silicon Valley Foreign
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At times, supply chain professionals are expediting everything from the smallest parts to finished products in order to meet market demand. Other times, supply chains need to be slowed in response to the same market forces. The speed needed in global supply chains varies as business requirements and supply chain strategies shift and change in response to supply and demand.

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Rethink Robotics Case Study

Rethink Robotics– Company Reshoring Case Study

Baxter is differentiated from its competitors by being a “co-bot”. “Co-bots are designed to work alongside humans with quick programming for simple, repetitive manufacturing tasks. Baxter is designed to perform “human class and human scale tasks in a human environment”. This positioning allows Rethink to avoid direct competition with industrial robots on the market. Instead of replacing those bots, Baxter can complement and work side-by-side with them.

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Starbucks Case Study

Starbucks – Company Reshoring Case Study

Starbucks started their reshoring efforts by reopening a ceramics factory in Ohio and then a month later they announced a new facility in Georgia. This case study explores the decision factors and results of reshoring.

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Todd Shelton – Company Reshoring Case Study

Todd Shelton is one of the first apparel companies to reshore their manufacturing from Asia to New Jersey. This case study explores the reasons why, the process to reshore and the results they have seen.

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