Global manufacturer to invest $32M in local facility

SourceThe Business Journal
Date Published11/04/2021
Author NameFrank Lopez
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name CertainTeed
Parent companySaint-Gobain
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):110
Year reshoring announced:2021
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2022
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):400
Country(ies) from which reshored:France
City reshored to:Chowchilla, CA and Athens, GA
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Nonmetallic Mineral Products
Product(s) reshoredoven, furnace
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Higher productivity, Proximity to customers/market
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