Natural Disasters, Recession Push Manufacturing Back In-House

King, Bart
August 2012
SB Business Weekly;8/20/2012, p3
The article discusses the survey findings on the increasing number of global manufacturing companies and supply chains moving back to focus on domestic and local supply capabilities. The strategic move is in response to the growing business disruptions caused by natural disasters, climate change, and looming recessions. It reveals that majority of manufacturers have assessed their potential vulnerabilities and resilience amid economic events and impact of natural calamities.


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