Made in USA: 6 Companies That Came Home
Clothing manufacturing in particular is starting to see an uptick in domestic production. Quality is not the only concern: Since fashions can change on a whim, nimble companies are better able to capitalize on a trend. And with more sophisticated manufacturing techniques, production is no longer prohibitively expensive. Karen Kane, for instance, a fashion line based in California, recently reshored most of its production locally. "We looked at the cost of doing manufacturing here domestically, and the cost is not that different,” Michael Kane, director of marketing, told Reuters.