outsourcing http://wmot.org en Jobs Shipped Overseas Rebounding to Middle Tennessee http://wmot.org/post/jobs-shipped-overseas-rebounding-middle-tennessee <p>A LaVergne company is&nbsp;among a small number of manufacturers starting to bring jobs back to America from Asia.</p><p>The reversal is the result of the booming Chinese economy losing some of its competitive cost advantages.</p><p>Four years ago, Pro Charging Systems of LaVergne outsourced manufacturing of several key components of its new line of battery chargers to China, including a plastic battery cover.</p><p>The company recently awarded that business to Pine Hill Plastics, a small manufacturer in McMinnville.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Story by AP</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:41:25 +0000 Mike Osborne 3029 at http://wmot.org