Industry Trends: Reshoring

FCA Re-Shores 2,500 Jobs from Mexico
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FCA Re-Shores 2,500 Jobs from Mexico

FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) recently announced plans that will lead to 2,500 jobs being moved from a plant in Saltillo, Mexico to Warren, Michigan for the production of next-generation Ram Heavy Duty pickups. The move is part of FCA’s $2 billion investment in the facility (which includes a previous $1B commitment last January) as it is expanded to accommodate Jeep Wagoneer and Grand...

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Manufacturer Picks Massachusetts Over China
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Manufacturer Picks Massachusetts Over China

Although Insulet never shuttered a U.S. plant in favor of lower-cost overseas production, the company’s decision to invest $100 million in Massachusetts offers both optimism and insight on growth opportunities in manufacturing. The company, which makes drug delivery and insulin management devices, has been running a plant in China for about five years.

However, three primary factors...

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Investments Shine Light On Reshoring
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Investments Shine Light On Reshoring

Companies making cars, airplanes, and cell phones tend to get more attention for their expansion plans and job-creating facility openings. However, the recent announcement of two large investments in U.S. manufacturing, and in industries with a legacy of offshore production and a reliance on imported goods, are extremely positive – even if they do originate in less glamourous industries.

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