Sasol Chemical Plant Opens Operations in Southwest Louisiana

SourceUS News
Date Published02/18/2019
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Sasol
Parent companySasol
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):650
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Country(ies) from which reshored:South Africa
City reshored to:Lake Charles
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredpolyethylene
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Infrastructure, Proximity to customers/market, Raw Materials Cost
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