How Can Reshoring Help Baltimore? | WYPR

How Can Reshoring Help Baltimore?

May 11, 2015

Many of those who protested the death of Freddie Gray also called for more jobs to reduce unemployment and poverty in Baltimore. Today, a look at whether a trend of growth in manufacturing could help the Baltimore region.
The number of manufacturing jobs returning to the U.S. from overseas — or coming here for the first time — has hit a record level. Sixty thousand manufacturing jobs were added in the U.S. in 2014. A look at whether the Baltimore region will benefit from this trend.
Also: Nike says it could create up to 10,000 manufacturing and engineering jobs in the U.S. if the Trans-Pacific Partnership still under negotiation is approved. Could Under-Armour do the same in Baltimore?