Shintech adding PVC and feedstocks in Louisiana

SourcePlastics News
Date Published07/25/2018
Author NameFrank Esposito
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Shintech Inc
Parent companyShin-Etsu Chemical of Tokyo
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):120
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):1500
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Plaquemine
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredPVC and feedstock
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Infrastructure, Impact on domestic economy, Raw Materials Cost
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