JTEKT Announces Expansion, Adding 80 Jobs
Will build next to existing facility.
On Tuesday, JTEKT Automotive South Carolina announced plans to expand in Greenville County. The company plans to invest $102 million in a plant to be situated next to the company’s existing location at 1866 Old Grove Road in Piedmont. The investment will create at least 80 new jobs over the next two years.
“We are excited about expanding our manufacturing operation in Greenville County, said Katsuhiko “Ike” Ishikawa, president of JTEKT Automotive South Carolina Inc. in a prepared statement. “The South Carolina facility will give us the opportunity to expand our product line and reach new customers as well as grow our overall production capacity and operations. This is an important step in the life of our company.”
The new addition will increase JTEKT’s driveline component capacity and flexibility. Hiring for the new positions begins in October. For more information about the company, please visit www.jtekt-na.com.