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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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Contract Manufacturer Uses Facial Recognition Software to Screen Applicants

December 17, 2013

BEIJING—Apple Inc. supplier Pegatron Corp. began using facial recognition technology to screen applicants for its iPhone assembly plant, illustrating how some companies are guarding against the growing problem of underage workers making their way into factories in China.


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Drilling Equipment Maker Reshores Production

November 8, 2013

ELWOOD, KS—Pro-Dig LLC, which makes industrial drilling equipment, is closing its manufacturing operation in China and building a $5 million assembly plant here.


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Reshoring Movement Gains Momentum

October 31, 2013

WASHINGTON—NCR, All-Clad Metalcrafters, Master Lock, Peerless Industries, and Ford Motor Co. are among a growing number of manufacturers that are shifting certain manufacturing operations from China to the United States.


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Cell Phone Case Manufacturer to Reshore Production

October 22, 2013

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA—Trident Case, which makes cases for mobile electronics, plans to move 50 percent to 75 percent of its manufacturing operations from China to southern California in 2014.


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6/4/14
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The 2014 International Forum on DFMA explores how product simplification and early cost estimating fundamentally lead to major improvements in design and manufacturing and, ultimately, to business profits. With those gains established, DFMA can also help companies to effectively pursue “Build Where You Sell” and domestic reshoring strategies.

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