ANALYSIS-Nomadic manufacturers returning to North America

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* Some manufacturers rethink Asian offshoring * As wages, energy prices rose, Asian 'savings' evaporated * Border seen as better base to serve North America * But drug violence, tensions give producers pause By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO, May 27 (Reuters) - After years of chasing low labor costs from one Asian country to another, some U.S. manufacturers are returning to North America as the industry looks to shorten supply chains and lower the cost of the goods sold here. The ...

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