Case Studies

MAPALMAPAL Inc. locating new facility in Greenville County

$3 million investment expected to create more than 30 new jobs

October 4, 2012 – MAPAL Inc., a global leader and innovator in the tooling industry, today announced that it will establish its new North American production facility in Greenville County. The $3 million investment is expected to generate more than 30 new jobs over the next three years.

dignabiotechCompany established in 2003, focused on development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products.
In 2012 they decided to create a Business Unit in USA, developing market through licensing.

They decided to start with a small unit in PA Biotechnology Center in Doylestown, because of proximity to pharmaceutical companies and the interaction with other companies around Life Sciences, located in the Center.

Labelmaker UPM Raflatac opens plant in Illinois, April 4th 2008

A Finnish manufacturer of self-adhesive labels has opened a $100 million manufacturing plant in Dixon, Ill., setting up a Midwestern hub as part of a $270 million global expansion program.

UPM Raflatac said Thursday that the Dixon facility covers 60 acres and will employ 180 people. The company makes self-adhesive labels for consumer packaging and mail and prints labels with bar codes and radio-frequency identification, or RFID, chips that are used for inventory and shipping.

SasolNew investment opportunities emerge as natural gas prices fall

A few years ago, a major price differential emerged between oil and natural gas; that differential is now expected to persist for decades. As new technologies allowed for the capture and use of natural gas, market rates for this resource fell to historically low levels. Across the nation, manufacturers cut their operating costs by relying on natural gas to power their equipment, machines and vehicles. With an abundant supply of this resource available in the U.S., the stage was set for a renaissance in America's industrial sector.

alplaPackaging company expands Iowa City (Iowa) facility

Alpla, Inc., from Austria, has been manufacturing plastic packaging products for the past eight years in Iowa City (Iowa). Alpla's customers include Procter and Gamble, Unilever and Clorox. The company was awarded tax benefits through the High Quality Jobs program to expand its current Iowa facility and purchase machinery and assembly equipment. The project is expected to create 37 new jobs, 19 of which are incented. The project represents a $12 million capital investment. (April 20, 2012, DES MOINES, Iowa)

grupolosanGrupo Losan was looking for a facility in East Coast. They had a business opportunity with a firm located in Lehigh Valley, Allegheny. Finally, they got an agreement with OAK HILL to subscribe a capital increase in the company to become owners of 2/3 of the shares through a subsidiary.

Since then, OAK HILL has been growing significantly in USA, in revenues, profits and number of employee.

Company is facing an expansion in the plant with new machinery to cover an additional part of the business.

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