Automotive supplier EuWe Eugen Wexler U.S. Plastics Inc. is investing $11.1 million to open a manufacturing facility in Anderson County, S.C., the company has announced.
EuWe, a subsidiary of Germany's EuWe Group, employs more than 1,700 workers in three countries. The Anderson County plant will be its first in the United States and will focus on interior parts.
“EuWe is excited to soon start its first operations in the United States,” EuWe CEO Markus Gosse said in a statement. “When looking for the right site, we were impressed by the professionalism and also the welcoming demeanor of the people in South Carolina and especially those in Anderson County. As a company that is still managed by its founding family and one that always plans for the future, we believe we'll find the best employees here in South Carolina to also make this endeavor a success.”
The operation is expected to employ 49 and is scheduled to reach full-scale production by 2017.