Film Manufacturer Invests in Kentucky

Date Published02/21/2019
Author NameJeff Reinke
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name RKW North America Inc.
Parent companyRKW Group
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):30
Year reshoring announced:2019
Capital investment ($):18.8
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Franklin
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredplastic packaging films for various industries
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Proximity to customers/market, Other, growing domestic demand
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