Once Made in China: Jobs Trickle Back to U.S. Plants (WSJ)

Manufacturing experts say the decision to reshore hinges on a host of fluctuating factors—including taxes, regulations, currencies and government incentives—and some products, such as most shoes and clothing, may never make sense to manufacture in the U.S. again. A survey of 105 companies in January and February by David Simchi-Levi, an engineering professor and supply-chain expert at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, found that 39% were considering moving some manufacturing back to the U.S.

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