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Description:  Lower transportation costs, competitive wages, technology and employee productivity have made North America a manufacturing destination. In a sign of this manufacturing renaissance, GE, one of the world’s largest appliance manufacturers, gearing up its almost-dormant Louisville facilities for new product development and production.

Source: SmartPlanet.com

Date: Dec 05, 2012

Link:  http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/6-reasons-manufacturing-is-returning-to-north-america/7422?tag=nl.e660&s_cid=e660

Questions for Discussions:

  • Which of these reasons do you think is key to driving manufacturing back to North America?
  • Which industries do you think are most likely to respond to these influences?

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