Dow Dedicates $2 Billion Manufacturing Investments in Louisiana

SourceIndustry Week
Date Published10/30/2017
Author NameIW Staff
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Dow Chemical Company
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):3700
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Capital investment ($):2000
City reshored to:Iberville
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredPolyolefin
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Raw Materials Cost, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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