Dow Dedicates $2 Billion Manufacturing Investments in Louisiana

SourceIndustry Week
Date Published10/30/2017
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Dow Chemical - LA
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):2500
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2017
Capital investment ($):2000
City reshored to:Iberville
State(s) reshored to:LA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredsynthetic rubber and high-performance polyethylene
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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