May 2017

Making in America

How tech startups are compelling and enabling offshoring reversal

Challenged to deliver more quick turn, customized products, while reducing their reliance on inventory, multinationals are rethinking the mass production, low-cost country sourcing model, opting instead to adopt a more regional, in-country/for-country approach. But, decades of offshoring have caused the supply chain infrastructure across North and Central America to atrophy. Could the key to reviving manufacturing in the Americas be leveraging the innovative potential of the maker movement and booming technology startup community? Keep Reading