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Chinese Solar Panels Have Higher Carbon Footprint Than European Ones

July 10, 2014

EVANSTON, IL—Solar panels made in China have a higher overall carbon footprint and are likely to use substantially more energy during manufacturing than those made in Europe, says a new study from Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory.


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U.S. Manufacturing Importing as Many Jobs as it Exports

June 27, 2014

CHICAGO—America is now luring as many factory jobs back from overseas—a process known as reshoring—as it’s losing to continued offshoring. That’s the assessment of the Reshoring Initiative, a nonprofit group that encourages companies to move work back to the United States.


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Artificial Christmas Tree Company Reshores Production

June 24, 2014

BRUNSWICK, OH—Santa’s Own, a manufacturer of artificial Christmas trees, will reshore some manufacturing work from China back home to its assembly plant here. The company said rising raw material costs and higher labor rates overseas were among the reasons for bringing business back to the United States.


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Reshoring Trend Continues

May 14, 2014

WHITEWATER, WI—Generac Power Systems, which makes generators, is part of a growing wave of U.S. manufacturers that have reshored production from China in the past year.


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Ford to Move Truck Production From Mexico to Ohio

March 10, 2014

DEARBORN, MI—Ford will to invest $168 million to move production of its 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks from Mexico to Cleveland.


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Manufacturer Reshores Production From Europe

February 18, 2014

MEBANE, NC—ARCA, a manufacturer of money handling equipment, is reshoring production from Italy to a new assembly plant here.


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Foxconn Execs Arrested for Bribery

January 24, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Three senior Foxconn managers have been arrested following an investigation into bribery at the electronics assembly giant.


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Stove Manufacturer Reshores Production

January 15, 2014

BETHEL, VT—Vermont Castings, a manufacturer of wood stoves and gas grills, is bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States from overseas.


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Mississippi State focuses on furniture manufacturing

January 8, 2014

As U.S. furniture manufacturers revamp domestic production after more than a decade of offshoring, they need help implementing state-of-the-art assembly lines. Many of those companies are seeking assistance from the Franklin Furniture Institute at Mississippi State University.


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Whirlpool Reshores Production

December 23, 2013

BENTON HARBOR, MI—Whirlpool Corp. is moving production of its commercial front-load washing machines from Monterrey, Mexico, to Clyde, OH. Approximately 80 to 100 new jobs will be created in Clyde during the next three years to support the relocation.


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