Sofidel Tissue Company Opens Manufacturing Plant in Circleville, Ohio, Its Largest Worldwide

SourceThe Virginian Pilot
Date Published10/03/2018
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Sofidel Tissue Company
Parent companyThe Sofidel Group
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):700
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Capital investment ($):400
Country(ies) from which reshored:Italy
City reshored to:Circleville
State(s) reshored to:OH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Wood & Paper Products
Product(s) reshoredToilet paper, napkins, and paper towels
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Green considerations
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customization/Flexibility, Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity, Infrastructure, Impact on domestic economy, Proximity to customers/market, Raw Materials Cost, Skilled workforce availability/training, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity, Other, Green practices
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