Deltas Coming Back

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Blog entry by therookie posted 11-05-2011 01:55 PM 1095 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just checked my email this morning and my local woodcraft had a article basically saying that delta it coming back to South Carolina and all of there stuff will be MADE IN USA. Such great news now if other companies would start doing this.


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#1 posted 11-05-2011 02:04 PM

This would be nice. All of the Delta equipment that I have is US made. (tells you how old it is). If the quality comes back with it, I think they will do well.

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#2 posted 11-05-2011 02:18 PM

The Chinese labor rates are growing 15% per year.
There shipping costs are growing exponentially, due to increased manufacturing sites being built further away from shipping ports. (Growth of inland industries to employ the proletariat) If this keeps up, you may see parity over the next 5 years and a huge increase in “re-shoring”, a term for companies moving back.
Hooray for Delta!

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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#3 posted 11-05-2011 02:30 PM

I read the same thing in my news letter. Good news. South Carolina’s upstate needs the work.

-- John from Horse Shoe

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#4 posted 11-05-2011 02:40 PM

As Jim C states, its about economics, but good for us. I’d go on to say something about our government, taxes and the deficit, but we’ll leave that out of the woodworking news.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#5 posted 11-05-2011 03:07 PM

I am anxious to see if the quality returns as well. If so, Delta would become my tool brand of choice.


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#6 posted 11-05-2011 04:04 PM

That’s great news.I’d rather have a Chinese owned company building items over here than an American company building items in China anytime.

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#7 posted 11-07-2011 08:16 AM

Americans will as a matter of honor put quality into all the products they build. It is just the way we are.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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