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a.saji
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Re: Mass Customization
a.saji   8/27/2014 12:28:03 AM
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@Greg: Yes but this will improve vastly if there are tax reductions in all areas. 

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Mass Customization
Greg M. Jung   8/26/2014 9:15:12 PM
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One very good argument presented in this article for Manufacturing's return to the US is the trend towards 'Mass Customization'.  Off-shore suppliers are very good at making high-volume, low-mix products.  However, as this trends towards mass customization grows, customers will demand more and more products specifically tailored to their personal desires and uniques needs.  All of this will drive individual product mixes towards high-mix, lower volume, which in turn will favor domestic manufaturing.

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doh!
Cabe Atwell   8/26/2014 4:56:58 PM
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This tech has caused 60% of China's underground water supplied to be undrinkable.

Perhaps we need to try harder.

C

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