Westwater Resources Plans First U.S. Graphite Processing Plant

SourceBusiness Facilities
Date Published06/29/2021
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Alabama Graphite Products LLC
Parent companyWestwater Resources Inc
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):100
Year reshoring announced:2021
Capital investment ($):124
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Coosa County
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Chemicals, Nonmetallic Mineral Products
Product(s) reshoredgraphite
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Infrastructure, Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market, Raw Materials Cost, Skilled workforce availability/training
Government Incentive dollar amount:4.7
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