PRUF LED Moving Manufacturing from China to Texas

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    :clap2: And for heaven's sake, don't punish their success!
     
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    Interesting item. I suspect it has a lot to do with rising wages in China, which makes operating there less attractive given the extra costs of shipping goods to market here, dealing with a foreign government and workers who don't speak English (or even a related language such as Spanish), poorer infrastructure, etc. As Chinese wages continue to rise we may see more of this.
     
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    Imagine that...the market actually working.
     
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    If a company moved CFL manufacturing from China to here would the right buy their products?
     
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    The problem being the suffering it causes on the way.
     
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    Lag times are reality in processes.

    It's life.
     
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    Well, I lack the econo-religious motivations some seem to have to make me say that government should take no action to ameliorate that suffering. In the instant case, the government could have avoided encouraging manufacturers to move to China in the first place through free trade agreements and tax incentives. The fact that the laws of market economics haven't been repealed, and that eventually it was inevitable that high labor demand and emerging Chinese unions would drive wages up there, doesn't invalidate that criticism.
     
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    I expect they've made some strides in automation, if they're moving manufacturing to the US.
     
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    Which is why we have a cerebral cortex, to predict, prioritize, plan, prepare and save.

    Otherwise, we'de be waiting for the "lag time" every time our car ran out of gas in the middle of the freeway.
     

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