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It is not all about cheaper labor costs.
The Governments both Federal and State are running businesses out of town.
Record keeping, health and safety, licenses for this and that and everything. IRS / State taxes and the book keeping load to support them. You can't do this, you can't do that, does your product meet these 1,001 codes. Then there are the attitudes of disillusioned workers and getting sued by anyone etc etc, the list is near endless!
Who would want to run a small business!
It is far easier to send it overseas and get rid of a great many headaches.
The Government is killing small and medium business and all the big boys went overseas a long time ago.
Bye bye miss america pie!