Borgeson Universal Company, Inc. Launching Greenville County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Borgeson Universal Company, Inc., a manufacturer of steering joints, is launching its first South Carolina operations in Greenville County. The new development will bring $4.5 million investment to the Upstate and lead to the creation of 36 new jobs.

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Founded in 1914, Borgeson Universal is a manufacturer of steering universal joints and components for the industrial, automotive, military and aerospace markets. Utilizing the latest manufacturing and inventory control procedures to maintain stock, the company features rapid turnaround on orders.

To establish operations in Greenville County, the company is locating in an existing 101,500-square-foot facility at 9 Krieger Drive in Travelers Rest, S.C. For more information on Borgeson Universal, including the company’s product catalog, visit

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

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As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. IBM-Plant Location International reports in 2012, 2013 and 2015 ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit

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