Lehigh Valley has a future in plastics

SourceThe Morning Call
Date Published05/16/2016
Author NameAnthony Salamone
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fuling Plastic USA
Parent companyFuling Global Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):80
Capital investment ($):21.3
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Upper Macungie Township
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products, fast food industry
Product(s) reshoredcontainers and utensils for fast food industry
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Freight cost, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Proximity to customers/market
Government Incentive dollar amount:$333,750
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