Shin-Etsu to build $1.4bn PVC plant in US

SourceNikkei Asian Review
Date Published07/24/2018
Author NameShuichio Sese
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Shin-Etsu Chemical
Parent companyShin-Etsu Chemical
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2021
Capital investment ($):1000.43
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Plaquemine
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredpolyvinyl chloride resin
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Raw Materials Cost
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