Dow to Build New Plant and other Chemical Industry News

SourcePowder & Bulk Solids
Date Published06/11/2021
Author NameJohn S. Forrester
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Dow Chemical Company
Parent companyDow Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2021
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2023
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
City reshored to:Freeport
State(s) reshored to:TX
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredpolyurethanes, polyurethane raw materials
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure, Lead time/Time to market, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Under-utilized capacity, Other, import replacement
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