Brose Launches New Production Facility in Spartanburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Brose North America, Inc., a technological leader in the integration of mechanics, electrics and electronics, is establishing a new facility in Spartanburg County. The new manufacturing operation is expected to bring around $6 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of at least 60 new jobs.



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To establish operations, the company is moving into a 77,000-square-foot space located at 1171 Howell Road in Duncan, S.C. Brose is currently occupying 10 office spaces in Spartanburg Community College’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Development (CBED), a soft landing pad facility. The soft landing pad is an innovative new concept, designed to promote and house new economic development projects in the region. A unique business strategy, landing pads allow companies to build a core while they ramp up operations in South Carolina.

The company will produce door systems, as well as systems for on-demand control of cooling air supply for its automotive customers. Hiring for the new positions is ongoing, and interested applicants may apply on Brose’s career page online.

For more information on the company, visit www.brose.com.

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

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