OCTOBER PROGRESS: Italian ag manufacturer breaks ground in Orangeburg County; biostimulant maker to create 47 new jobs

SourceThe Times and Democrat
Date Published02/02/2020
Author NameGene Zalenski
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Valagro USA
Parent companyValagro
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):47
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Capital investment ($):15
Country(ies) from which reshored:Italy
City reshored to:Orangeburg
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredbiostimulants (specialty agricultural nutrients)
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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