Kettering University’s Dr. W.L. Scheller, Industrial Engineering department head, was recently quoted about the possible ‘reshoring’ or return of manufacturing jobs to the United States in the China Daily:
Experts agree that one thing is certain, reshoring – sometimes also referred to as “onshoring” – must make financial sense, or a company won’t even discuss it. Meanwhile, the calculations have to include the fate of manufacturing capacity in China, in which many companies have invested heavily.
“Today we see an economic situation where a strong case can be made for many products – that they should be made closer to the customers,” said William Scheller, a professor of industrial engineering at Kettering University in Michigan.