Podcast: How reshoring initiatives are changing the manufacturing industry

Podcast: How reshoring initiatives are changing the manufacturing industry

April 9, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Rosemary Coates from the Reshoring Institute examines the state of reshoring and nearshoring in 2024

Rosemary Coates is the executive director of the Reshoring Institute. She has 25 years of experience in supply chain management, operations management, project management, and systems consulting. As a seasoned executive, Rosemary has consulted with global and domestic clients, VCs and PE firms on operations systems and processes. Rosemary recently spoke with Robert Brooks, editor in chief of America Machinist, about how and why companies are choosing to reshore and nearshore manufacturing operations.

About the Author

Robert Brooks

Robert Brooks has been a business-to-business reporter, writer, editor, and columnist for more than 20 years, specializing in the primary metal and basic manufacturing industries. His work has covered a wide range of topics, including process technology, resource development, material selection, product design, workforce development, and industrial market strategies, among others. Currently, he specializes in subjects related to metal component and product design, development, and manufacturing — including castings, forgings, machined parts, and fabrications.

Brooks is a graduate of Kenyon College (B.A. English, Political Science) and Emory University (M.A. English.)

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