Automotive

valantic locating new operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – valantic SCE (USA) Inc., a software developer and supplier management consultant for the automotive industry, today announced plans to locate new operations in Greenville County and create at least 15 jobs.

valantic is one of the fastest growing digital solutions and consulting companies in the market, combining technological expertise with industry knowledge to support the automotive sector. The company offers financial services, customer engagement, business and predictive analytics and supply chain management.

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Fuyao North America launching new Greenville County processing center

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fuyao North America Inc., a venture of China-based Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co. Ltd. (Fuyao Group), is launching a new processing center in Greenville County. The company’s $16.1 million investment is projected to create approximately 70 new jobs.

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DRÄXLMAIER completes new Spartanburg County expansion

COLUMBIA, S.C. The DRÄXLMAIER Group, one of the world’s top automotive suppliers, has completed a new expansion of its existing manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. This expansion represents an investment of $42.7 million and the creation of 460 new jobs.

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Gnotec Group locating new operations in Orangeburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. Gnotec Group, a supplier to the automotive industry, is locating new operations in Orangeburg County. The company’s $5.9 million investment is projected to create 78 new jobs in the community.

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JTEKT North America expands Greenville County headquarters

COLUMBIA, S.C.—JTEKT North America (JTEKT), a subsidiary of global automotive and industrial supplier JTEKT Corporation, has completed a $5.8 million expansion of its headquarters on the campus of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). The expansion project began in 2017 to accommodate the new jobs JTEKT has and will continue to create in Greenville, totaling 100 positions, all of which will be filled by 2020.

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Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. launching operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. Kuehne + Nagel, Inc., a global transport and logistics company, is launching operations in Charleston County. With this new facility, the company will be creating 180 jobs over the next three years.

Established in 1890, Kuehne + Nagel has grown into one of the world’s leading logistics providers. With more than 1,300 offices and 70,000 employees, the firm provides logistics solutions to a variety of key industry sectors, including automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, retail and more.

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JTEKT expanding its Oconee County Koyo Bearings operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – JTEKT North America, a producer of bearings, driveline components, steering systems and machine tools, today announced that it is investing $19.4 million to expand its existing Koyo Bearings production facility in Oconee County. The growth will result in the creation of 56 new jobs.

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Magna expanding its Spartanburg County plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Magna International, a mobility technology company and one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, is expanding its seat manufacturing plant in Spartanburg County. The company’s $8 million expansion is projected to create 130 new jobs.

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DMA Holdings locating new operations in Marion County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – DMA Holdings, Inc. (DMA), an established supplier to the North American automotive parts aftermarket, is locating new operations in Marion County. With a $4.7 million investment, the company is projected to create 34 new jobs.

Founded in 2008, DMA serves as the North American sales and distribution arm for overseas manufacturing facilities and is responsible for sales, marketing, logistics and product development. The company’s product line consists of shocks and struts, mount kits, brake wear sensors and other automotive replacement parts.

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Grupo Antolin establishing three separate facilities in Spartanburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. Grupo Antolin, a designer and manufacturer of components for the automotive industry, is launching new operations in Spartanburg County by establishing three separate facilities. The $50 million investment is expected to create more than 150 new jobs over the next five years.

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