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DENNIS SEID: Consumers prefer things made here; will they pay?

DENNIS SEID

DENNIS SEID

Reshoring” has been a buzzword in manufacturing of late, perhaps gaining more momentum with the election of Donald Trump as president.

Trump, as we’ve heard, has threatened to punish companies that send jobs overseas.

Last week,Carrier announced – with Trump in attendance – that it would keep about 800 union and supervisor jobs from being outsourced to Mexico.

This is a victory of sorts for reshoring, which is defined as “the practice of bringing manufacturing and services back to the U.S. from overseas.”

Mexico isn’t exactly overseas, but we get the idea – American jobs were “saved.”

In Northeast Mississippi, some companies have done what they can to keep jobs here, with a little help from the state.

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