The Motley Fool's industrial analyst, Isaac Pino, recently attended The Atlantic magazine's Manufacturing Summit for insight into the industry and visited General Electric's (NYSE:GE) 30 Rockefeller offices for a closer look at the $250 billion conglomerate. Isaac and Motley Fool Money host Chris Hill weigh in on the company's transformation over the past few years, its game-changing investments in 3-D printing and the industrial Internet, and the opportunity ahead for GE shareholders.

In the following segment, Isaac takes a closer look at the new insourcing movement. He talks about how the new natural gas boom that has brought prices of the commodity way down make manufacturing in the United States more cost-competitive for GE, and why the having its manufacturing force based domestically, where it is close to the market, is a strong positive.