Walmart key to timber firm's $90M, 130-job project in Conway

SourceArkansas Democrat Gazette
Date Published12/10/2019
Author NameAndrew Moreau
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Structurlam Mass Timber Corp.
Parent companyStructurlam Mass Timber Corp.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):130
Year reshoring announced:2019
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2021
Capital investment ($):90
Country(ies) from which reshored:Canada
City reshored to:Conway
State(s) reshored to:AR
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Wood & Paper Products
Product(s) reshoredtimbers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Infrastructure, Impact on domestic economy, Raw Materials Cost, Under-utilized capacity, Walmart
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