$1.9 billion steel mill opening near Corpus Christi expected to create 600 jobs

SourceHouston Chronicle
Date Published07/24/2019
Author NameErin Douglas
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Buffalo LLC
Parent companySteel Dynamics
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):600
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2022
Capital investment ($):1,900
City reshored to:Sinton
State(s) reshored to:TX
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Castings/Foundries - Subset of Primary Metal Products, Primary Metal Products (not including Foundries and Castings)
Product(s) reshoredsteel
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, import replacement; "strong economic climate"
Government Incentive dollar amount:$5.9 million
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