Thermo Fisher expands with $140M investment in laboratory plastics production for COVID-19 testing

SourcePlastics News
Date Published09/17/2020
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2021
Capital investment ($):140
City reshored to:petaluma
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredplastics for medical industry
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, covid, automatic reshoring
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