Owens Corning Planning $120 Million N.C. Facility

Date Published10/30/2013
Author NameJoel Hans
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Owens Corning
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Unknown
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Unknown
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):110
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2014
Capital investment ($):120
City reshored to:Gastonia
State(s) reshored to:NC
Industry(ies):Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Product(s) reshoredfiberglass
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Lead time/time to market
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Skilled workforce availability/training, "Attractive business environment"
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