Posts from May 2013

Is U.S. manufacturing making a comeback — or is it just hype?

May 1, 2013

Is U.S. manufacturing making a comeback — or is it just hype? It’s hardly news when a U.S. firm moves its manufacturing operations abroad to China. But what about when a Chinese company sets up a factory in the United States? Back for good? Or still hurting? (Ty Wright/BLOOMBERG) That actually happened in January, when Lenovo, a Beijing-based computer maker, opened a new manufacturing line in Whitsett, N.C., to handle assembly of...