Uponor invests $6.35 million to expand PEX pipe production

SourcePlastics Today
Date Published08/10/2017
Author NameClare Goldsberry
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name (No company listed)
Parent companyUponor North America
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2017
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Capital investment ($):6.35
Country(ies) from which reshored:Finland
City reshored to:Hutchinson
State(s) reshored to:MN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredPEX pipe
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Skilled workforce availability/training
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