Rust Belt No More: Chemical Plants Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back to Youngstown

Date Published06/25/2017
Author NameErin Mundahl
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Royal Dutch Shell
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):600
What product(s) and/or service(s) were outsourced domestically?Manufacturing
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):6000
Country(ies) from which reshored:Netherlands
City reshored to:Monaca
State(s) reshored to:PA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredPetro chemicals
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Infrastructure (transport, internet, power), Impact on domestic economy
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