Monday, February 9, 2015

Current Reported U.S. Suppliers fulfilling Walmart's Reshoring Initiative



Walmart U.S. supplier
Product
Added Jobs Reported

1
√Član-Polo
Injection-molded footwear in Hazlehurst, GA
250
2
Louis Hornick & Company
Window covering and home textiles in a new facility in Allendale County, SC
125
3
EveryWare Global, Inc.
Producing bakeware, tabletop and household glassware and canning jars in expanded facility
2
4
Mohawk Home
Rugs and mats

5
Kent Bicycles
Bicycles
175
6
Tailor Made Products/Anchor Hocking
Kitchen utensil manufacturer, making a $2 million investment in WI

12
7
True Science
Pet products in Utah
200
8
Korona Candles
Will invest $18.5 million in Virginia to produce Mainstays Tealight Candles.
170
9
Kayser-Roth
No Nonsense legwear
100
10
Hampton Products
Screen and storm door hardware in Shell Lake, WI
150
11
Renfro
Legwear and socks in Cleveland, TN, and Fort Payne, AL
195
12
General Electric
Energy efficient soft white bulbs
150
13
Chobani
Invested $450m to open Greek Yogurt plant in Twin Falls, ID

14
1888 Mills LLC
Towels in Griffin, GA, branded “made here” and selling 30% better than non-U.S.-made towels
35
15
Hanna’s Candle Company
Candles in Fayetteville, Arkansas; sales increased to $30m/year
60
16
Trident Case
Mobile device cases in Rancho Cucamonga, California
75
17
Toydozer
a plastic device for scooping up small toys in Pendell, PA

18
Authentic Comfort
Memory foam mattress toppers

19
Richelieu
Socks
200
20
GT Tires
Mentioned at Summit

21
Enor Corp
Plastic Toys
151
22
Arden Companies
Printed Textiles/Soft Goods

23
Creative Things
Plastic Products – dog toys, cell phone covers
104 (64 + 40 future)
24
Pace Industries
Die casting solutions for Walmart suppliers

25
American Home Manufacturing
Comforters
200
26
Dalen Products Inc.
Ceramic owls

27
Implus Footwear *
Gel insoles reshored from China
40
28
Bell Sports
Bicycle helmets to be 100% Made in USA

29
Andover Healthcare *
Bandages

30
NUK USA
Pacifiers reshored to Wisconsin

31
HanesBrands
Hosiery from Honduras to AR.
120
32
PolyTech Plastics
Knife sharpeners for Smith's Products

33
Smith's Products
Knife sharpeners

34
MarshallTown Company



Total known jobs as of February 27, 2015:
2514
Source: Reshoring Library, February, 2015
* Source: Walmart, uncorroborated

Walmart is creating more U.S. manufacturing jobs and improving its own retail jobs. In addition to buying $250 billion more Made in USA products over 10 years, Walmart has announced a program to improve the pay and promotional opportunity of its employees.

For more blogs and data on the reshoring trend, visit the newly launched reshorenow.org.