Wisconsin manufacturers are starting to bring jobs back to their home state as ithe labor rates and issues with foreign suppliers increase. Longer shipping time and higher shipping rates are playing a role in the return of many companies; especially those whose manufacturing products are time sensitive. Returning companies have found that upon their return they can easily monitor product quality and resolve issues quicker.
Even though manufacturers are returning jobs to U.S. soil there is a trend that less jobs will be returning then were originally lost to foreign suppliers. This trend occurs due to advances in technology which require less man power. While this may seem an unfortunate thing, the jobs that are returning tend to offer higher wages because of greater skill requirements than jobs years ago.
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