Sunday, October 7, 2012

The New Cachet For 'Made In The USA'

The New Cachet For 'Made In The USA', More manufacturers are seeing benefits in staying local, bucking a decades-old trend. 'Made in the U.S.A.' Bucking a 30-year Trend, For Lumitec, a lighting product company in Delray Beach, Florida, manufacturing in the U.S. is essential, but so is exporting to clients overseas.

Lumitec's products, which are designed for extreme environments, require exact specifications that need frequent product monitoring. So the lag time to make changes typically associated with manufacturing thousands of miles away in China is not an option. To accommodate these needs, Lumitec's headquarters are in a 10,000-square foot facility that can handle the customization and assembly that clients require.

Lumitec is like an increasing number of small companies that are manufacturing in the United States, and bucking a 30-year trend of outsourcing such production overseas.


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