Executive Briefings

Is Manufacturing Coming Back Home?

The falling dollar, high fuel and energy prices, and rising labor costs in traditionally low-wage markets have some manufacturers rethinking how far they're willing to extend their supply chains. Over the past year, a handful of companies have publicly acknowledged that cost pressures factored into their decisions to move production back home.
Depending on the situation, the changing economic climate could make the United States the ideal sourcing country for domestic manufacturers.
Source: Industry Week, http://industryweek.com

The falling dollar, high fuel and energy prices, and rising labor costs in traditionally low-wage markets have some manufacturers rethinking how far they're willing to extend their supply chains. Over the past year, a handful of companies have publicly acknowledged that cost pressures factored into their decisions to move production back home.
Depending on the situation, the changing economic climate could make the United States the ideal sourcing country for domestic manufacturers.
Source: Industry Week, http://industryweek.com