ExxonMobil adding major PP resin unit in Louisiana

Date Published03/01/2019
Author NameFrank Esposito
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Parent companyExxonMobil Chemical Company
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):665
City reshored to:Baton Rouge
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredpolypropylene resin
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Proximity to customers/market, Raw Materials Cost, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity, Other, import replacement; increasing global demand
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