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Supply Chain Execs Predict Growth Through 2018 Ė With a Few Headwinds

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Component counterfeiting is down thanks to efforts by independent distributors in the channel. Whether this is a trend or a blip remains to be seen.
In the wake of a U.S. presidential election that paid a lot of attention to manufacturing, job losses and China as well as shifting tariff laws, reshoring of manufacturing to the United States is on the decline.
U.S. manufacturing is growing robustly, but the picture isn't all rosy. Often, these companies are not able to get enough electronic components, some raw materials, and now, transportation to meet demand.
Despite growth in domestic manufacturing, tariffs are making U.S. manufacturers nervous and are already impacting imports, exports, and prices.
OEMs and electronic manufacturing services providers (EMS) are concerned their growth for 2018 could be hindered by their ability to get parts.
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