This project could create 350 jobs in one of the nation’s poorest counties

SourceLexington Herald Leader
Date Published10/11/2018
Author NameBill Estep
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fibrotex USA
Parent companyOutdoor Venture Corporation
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):350
Year reshoring announced:2018
City reshored to:Stearns
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Apparel & Textiles
Product(s) reshoredmilitary camouflage netting
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Image/brand, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity
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