Toy story: Walmart's Buy American push adding jobs at Olive Branch toymaker

SourceCommercial Appeal
Date Published10/31/2017
Author NameWayne Risher
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name American Plastic Toys
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):70
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Olive Branch
State(s) reshored to:MS
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Hobbies (subset of Miscelaneous), Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredplastic toys
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure (transport, internet, power), Walmart
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