Italian company opens first U.S. carpet recycling facility in Phoenix

SourcePlastics Today
Date Published11/15/2017
Author Name Clare Goldsberry
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Aquafil Carpet Recycling ACR #1
Parent companyAquafil
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):50
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Capital investment ($):10
Country(ies) from which reshored:Italy,Slovenia
City reshored to:Phoenix
State(s) reshored to:AZ
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Proximity to customers/market, proximity to environmentally conscious, California
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