Southland Steel Investing $18M In Louisiana Expansion

Date Published02/11/2019
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Southland Steel Fabricators Inc.
Parent companySouthland Steel Fabricators Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):70
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Capital investment ($):18
City reshored to:Amite
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Primary Metal Products (not including Foundries and Castings)
Product(s) reshoredsteel structural components
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customer responsiveness improvement, Government Incentives, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity, Other, import replacement
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