WPT Corp. to add second nonwovens plant in Kentucky, create 40 jobs

SourceeTextile Communications
Date Published09/11/2017
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name WPT Corp.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):40
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):6
City reshored to:Frankfort
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles, various
Product(s) reshorednon-woven textiles
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Skilled workforce availability/training
Government Incentive dollar amount:$750,000
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