Buy local: Higher quality, lower cost precision assembly regains U.S. profitability

A few years back, offshore manufacturing seemed to initiate a boon akin to what was seen during World War II. Companies took their manufacturing elsewhere where cheap labor and high-speed, inexpensive production equipment drove prices down and profits up. As the ensuing debates here in the Unites States have borne out, profitability wasn’t achieved quite this simply. “Made in the U.S.A.” clearly has merit. However, to maintain profitability, U.S. labor must work side-by-side with highly efficient equipment. Let’s take a [...]