$27 million investment will greatly expand production capacity for automotive supplier
Greenville, SC – December 19, 2019 – Pierburg US, LLC, a manufacturer of components for air supply and emission control, today announced plans to expand its existing operations in Greenville County. The $27 million investment will create 95 new jobs.
Founded in 1996, Pierburg US, LLC’s 100,000-square-foot facility produces exhaust gas recirculation modules, bypass valves and components for electric throttle controls.
“We are very excited to add several new lines to our facility, some of them for parts to be produced in the USA for the first time. That means creating more local jobs and investing in people by training them and creating technologically advanced workforce,” said Pierburg North America President Stevan Zivanovic. “We are thrilled with the relationship we have with Greenville County and the South Carolina Department of Commerce, and only with their help and unceasing partnership, we can continue to grow and create more jobs for the community.”
Located at 5 Southchase Court in Fountain Inn, S.C., Pierburg US, LLC’s investment will allow the company to install four new production lines within the existing facility over the next five years.
“Today, we celebrate the growth of another one of our existing industry partners,” stated South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. “I congratulate Pierburg US, LLC on this latest investment and look forward to watching their operations continue to grow here in South Carolina.”
The expansion is expected to be complete in 2024. Individuals interested in joining the Pierburg US, LLC team should visit https://us.rheinmetall-automotive.com/career/.
“We greatly appreciate Pierburg US, LLC's decision to expand their production capacity in Greenville County,” added Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation Board Member H.G. “Butch” Kirven. “As a highly successful manufacturer of products using advanced technology and performance-based processes, their success is enabled by attracting and retaining a skilled team of associates. Pierburg's expansion means new opportunities for motivated people to join a great team.”
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to the project.
“Pierburg US, LLC has an ideal mix of local and national talent to thrive in this global economy, and we are delighted that they have chosen to continue expanding right here in Fountain Inn. We are proud of their success and contributions to our Fountain Inn community,” added City of Fountain Inn Mayor GP McLeer.
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