|

Electronics Reshoring Makes a U-Turn in 2017

NO RATINGS
Page 1 of 2 Next >
View comments: newest first | oldest first | threaded
John Benito
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Fully Agree!
John Benito   8/8/2018 2:35:36 PM
NO RATINGS

It is a well known fact that economies of scale, will in the end dictate where Investors will place their money. People in the USA, forget, that if it was not for Sales in China General Motors would have not been able to survive and paid the USA Goverment back the loans they received. (Not the only case!) Most USA politicians from both side of the aisle have no Idea, the impact that some of their decisions have long term. Steve Jobs started working with Foxcomm in China, because he couldn't get enough engineers to establish the production facility in the USA. The long term problem for the USA is that less young people want to study engineering and related courses, because the future labor needs, may not be there. As an Australian, We have seen all of the above happen first hand. Our LABOUR governments (but really Both Sides) went ahead with reducing the Duties on imported vehicles. Bottom line all manufacturing operations from GM, Ford, Toyota , etc. Closed and therefore there is no opportunities for the young engineers graduating from Australian Universities.  For what is worth!! JB  



More Blogs from Barbara Jorgensen
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.
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.
Twitter Feed
EBN Online Twitter Feed
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.