Schaeffler Group invests more than $36 million, creates jobs in S.C.

05.04.16 GACC South News

This company's second round of investments in York County, S.C. will create more than 100 jobs.

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Schaeffler Group USA Inc. continues to expand its operations in York County with an additional $36.5 million investment that will create 105 new jobs. Schaeffler's prior expansion projects in Spartanburg, Chesterfield and York Counties were announced in January 2015.

The Fort Mill campus will be expanded to include an additional corporate building, expansion of one of the company's two manufacturing plants and a reworked plant entrance to accommodate the growth and increase in traffic. With completion of the expansion scheduled for fall 2017, hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2017. Those interested in applying may visit the company's careers page online.

Headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, Schaeffler is a worldwide manufacturer of high precision components and systems for the automotive industry. Around 84,000 employees work for Schaeffler in 50 countries.The company's Americas operations are headquartered in Fort Mill, S.C., and are responsible for the engineering, production, sales and marketing of three major brands -LuK, INA and FAG. 

For more information on Schaeffler Group USA Inc., please visit www.schaeffler.us.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to the project.