As the ACE tool demonstrates, it is not simple to decide where to locate manufacturing production and supply chains – since every company's decision is unique.

The companies highlighted in these case studies exemplify the many companies that have closely assessed options and opted for the United States. These examples, as well as others reported almost daily in the press, show the wide range of competitive advantages of locating in the United States – from a stable, predictable legal and business climate to a highly-skilled and productive workforce.

The total costs and risks of doing business in the United States are very favorable because of these competitive advantages.