Global manufacturer makes $15M investment in new Bethlehem site

SourceLehigh Valley
Date Published11/17/2017
Author NameBrian Pedersen
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Alpla Inc.
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):59
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):15.2
Country(ies) from which reshored:Austria
City reshored to:Bethlehem
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredPlastic bottles and caps
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives
Government Incentive dollar amount:$354,000 in grants and tax credits
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