Japan-based film manufacturer selects Porter County for new facility

SourcePortage Life
Date Published06/27/2014
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name MonoSol LLC
Parent companyKuraray Co., Ltd.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):150
Year reshoring announced:2014
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):95
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Portage
State(s) reshored to:IN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic/Rubber Products, Other
Product(s) reshoredWater soluble polymer films, compounds, solutions
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Skilled workforce availability/training, Natural resource availability
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