RWDC to build $260M PHA plant in Georgia

SourcePlastics News
Date Published05/05/2020
Author NameKaren Laird
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name RWDC Industries Ltd.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):260
Country(ies) from which reshored:Singapore
City reshored to:Athens
State(s) reshored to:GA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Chemicals, Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredpolyhydroxyalkanoate polymers, PHA polymers
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Skilled workforce availability/training, Under-utilized capacity
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