Douglas Hohner
About Douglas

Doug is a partner and managing director in BCG's Chicago office.

Douglas Hohner

September 21, 2012

Why America’s Export Surge Is Just Beginning

The U.S. manufacturing sector could capture up to $130 billion in annual exports from other nations by 2020, largely owing to labor and energy cost advantages over Western Europe and Japan. Combined with production “reshored” from China, the higher exports could create up to 5 million new American jobs.
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March 30, 2012

Manufacturing: The Pendulum Swings Back to America

U.S. manufacturing is becoming more competitive compared with both industrialized nations and low-cost nations like China.  High productivity, rising costs abroad, a weakening dollar, and a greater focus on the total costs of production could enable the U.S. to add around $100 billion in manufacturing output over the next decade.

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October 07, 2011

The U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance: Which Industries?

Over the next five years, rising labor costs in China and improved export competitiveness could accelerate a U.S. manufacturing renaissance led by household appliances, transportation goods, furniture, and other sectors—boosting annual U.S. economic output by $100 billion, creating 2 million to 3 million jobs, and cutting the U.S. trade deficit.
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June 22, 2011

Why U.S. Manufacturing Is Poised for a Comeback

In the next five years, industrial-sector jobs will likely return to U.S. shores as wages rise in China and other low-cost countries.

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