Changing Workforce

Even if manufacturers come home to the U.S., jobs may not follow

By the Los Angeles Times

Aug 11, 2016

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Here’s a little reality check on the current presidential campaign and promises by both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to bring back jobs from overseas.

It’s about a private Michigan company called Ranir, which makes, among other things, the business end of electric toothbrushes. After spending two years and millions of dollars to reengineer its toothbrush heads, Ranir brought back fully one-fifth of that production from China to its facility in Grand Rapids.

Read the full story on latimes.com.