Its The Economy Coming Home

April 7, 2012 - 12:35 PM
In this Friday, March 16, 2012 photo, Tony Rickman installs moulding on wooden chests in the assembly line area at the Lincolnton Furniture Company in Lincolnton, N.C. Five generations of Cochranes had been furniture makers, but by the mid-1990s the trade was moving to China, land of cheap labor. But earlier this year, Bruce Cochrane reopened with a work force of about 55, part of a small but growing trend called "reshoring." (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)