Volume 13 | November 2018
Near Shore Manufacturing News from NovaLink
The best news, events, links and offers from North America's Premier Near Shore Manufacturing Partner
Case Study: Franklin Products
A family-owned and operated business, Franklin had a niche in the airline seat production industry, producing a small component of the seating: the foam cushion cover that wrapped around the bottom of the airline seat. Because of their limited component to the overall seat production, they needed quality work done rapidly and sent to other factories for the final seat assembly. In order to grow, competitive costing became a focus. The labor staff needed to produce the cushion also needed to be small and affordable.


What’s Your U.S. Manufacturing and Tariff Strategy?
With nearly 6,000 Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) item classifications identified for the imposition of a 10 percent to 25 percent penalty tariff on imports from China, it is time to consider all options. Even though some products, parts, and raw materials have escaped the penalties so far, the future of new tariffs and penalties is uncertain. Will your products be next? What is your U.S. manufacturing and tariff strategy?
 
Do the China tariffs make you want to reconsider where to do your manufacturing?
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NovaLink News Roundup

There Are Still 488,000 Unfilled Manufacturing Jobs in the US. Manufacturers Are Working To Fix It. Read the Article

Mexico: A New Hub for Electronics Manufacturing  Read the Article

As Tariffs Hit, Supply Chains Become a Hot Topic for Investors Read the Article

New Tariffs on Chinese Goods Have Apparel Manufacturers Worried   Read the Article
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