Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant

SourceBusiness Facilities
Date Published08/12/2019
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Arglass Yamamura, LLC
Parent companyNihon Yamamura Glass Co. / Cambium Arglass
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):150
Year reshoring announced:2019
Capital investment ($):123
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Valdosta
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Nonmetallic Mineral Products
Product(s) reshoredglass containers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Customization/Flexibility, Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training, Other, import replacement; sustainability concerns
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