Fiber Cement Mker to Add 240 Jobs in Missouri with New Plant

Date Published11/07/2022
Author NameAndy Szal
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name James Hardie Building Products
Parent companyJames Hardie
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):240
Year reshoring announced:2022
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2022
Country(ies) from which reshored:Ireland
City reshored to:Crystal City
State(s) reshored to:MO
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Nonmetallic Mineral Products
Product(s) reshoredfiber cement
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Other, keeping up with North American/US demand
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Higher productivity, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, Missouri Works program benefits
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