COVID-19: Japan to Invest Billions in Effort to Move Manufacturing out of China

George Mikolay
 Apr 16, 2020

Will More Countries Follow Suit?

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The damage to society and economics from the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to be determined. Office hardware vendors experienced minimal impact from the China closures, thanks to a diversity in facilities used for manufacturing and an effective ramp-up. Still, the trade war with the United States—and the tariffs imposed, as a result—already had U.S. companies scrambling to move production out of China pre-coronavirus. Now, due to these unforeseen circumstances, companies and countries are compelled to rethink their sourcing and supply chain strategy.

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China Ramp-Up, Facility Diversity Easing Manufacturing Impact in Office Hardware Market

George Mikolay
 Apr 1, 2020

Vendors Speak out on the Ongoing Pandemic

The virus known as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc in the United States and drag the economy to a screeching halt. I talked with several of the major OEMs in the office hardware space about the impact the coronavirus has had on their manufacturing to this point, here in the US.

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