50,000 Offshored Jobs Came Back To The US Between 2010 And 2012March 29, 2013 1:51 pm
Reshoring is happening. And in noticeable numbers this time around. Some 10 percent of the manufacturing jobs created in the US between 2010 and 2012 – adding up to a total of 50,000 jobs – were created due to the trend of ‘offshored’ jobs coming back to the US (Source)
Apple trying to get some manufacturing done in the US – rumors that Google Glass might be manufactured in the US – this is now definitely happening, for sure. For the scale and impact, we need to wait and watch. It might also be helpful to see why these jobs got offshored in the first place.