Malaysian Manufacturer Picks Phoenix for U.S. Market Entry, $25M Plant

SourcePhoenix Business Journal
Date Published02/16/2017
Author NameMike Sunnucks
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Scientex
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):60
Year reshoring announced:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):25
Country(ies) from which reshored:Malaysia
City reshored to:Phoenix
State(s) reshored to:AZ
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredIndustrial Stretch Film
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Proximity to customers/market
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