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Rebuilding and Reshoring: What the U.S. Government Must Do

Rebuilding and Reshoring: What the U.S. Government Must Do

Category: ReBuilding and ReShoring Mar 12, 2021

The United States needs an Industrial Policy. To reverse the trend of goods trade deficits and to boost competitiveness, the United States should acknowledge that a revitalized, price competitive, manufacturing sector is its first priority, necessary to accomplish other key objectives.

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Rebuilding and Reshoring: Four Actions Communities and States Can Take

Rebuilding and Reshoring: Four Actions Communities and States Can Take

Category: ReBuilding and ReShoring Feb 12, 2021

The United States does not have control over the behavior of foreign consumers and governments. However, we have unlimited control over our domestic internal competitiveness initiatives. The federal government controls most of the large reshoring tools but community levers are more accessible. Here are five actions communities can take to collaborate locally to support American competitiveness and rebuild U.S. manufacturing.

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Rebuilding and Reshoring: Proposing a Goal for U.S. Manufacturing Success

Rebuilding and Reshoring: Proposing a Goal for U.S. Manufacturing Success

Category: ReBuilding and ReShoring Feb 1, 2021

The future state of U.S. manufacturing depends substantially on our success in reducing, rather than further increasing, our approximately $800 billion goods trade deficit. That deficit equals about 40% of actual U.S. manufacturing output or about 5 million manufacturing jobs. Our proposed goal: collaborate to balance the trade deficit and rebuild a resilient U.S. manufacturing powerhouse.

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Rebuilding and Reshoring: 7 Actions Technology Suppliers and Distributors Can Take to Help Their Customers

Rebuilding and Reshoring: 7 Actions Technology Suppliers and Distributors Can Take to Help Their Customers

Category: ReBuilding and ReShoring Jan 29, 2021

Technology suppliers and distributors can sell more by helping customers reshore. Take advantage of the current pivot to shorter, localized supply chains for resiliency and agility in the wake of the supply shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Do what you do best and identify your products that can make U.S. manufacturers competitive enough to reshore!

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Rebuilding and Reshoring: What can contract manufacturers do?

Rebuilding and Reshoring: What can contract manufacturers do?

Category: ReBuilding and ReShoring Dec 14, 2020

U.S. import volume is about 130% of domestic production. A widening skills gap, underinvestment, weak marketing and a narrow scope of core competencies threaten the growth of U.S. manufacturing. These challenges must be addressed so companies can thrive and meet goals for growth. 

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