Fuling Global to make paper straws, cups in Mexico, result of U.S.-China trade war

SourceLehigh Valley Business Journal
Date Published12/27/2018
Author NameWendy Solomon
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fuling Plastic USA
Parent companyFuling Global Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):2
Country(ies) from which reshored:China
City reshored to:Monterrey
State(s) reshored to:Mexico
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Wood & Paper Products
Product(s) reshoredPaper straws and cups
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Delivery, Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure, Skilled workforce availability/training
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