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Gnotec Group Locating New Operations In Orangeburg County

Nov 09, 2018 12:28PM ● By Kathleen Maris

Gnotec Group, a supplier to the automotive industry, is locating new operations in Orangeburg County. The company’s $5.9 million investment is projected to create 78 new jobs in the community.

Gnotec specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of metal components for automotive and commercial vehicles’ body-in-white and chassis structures. With operations in China, Slovakia, and Sweden, the company utilizes state-of-the-art automated technology in metal stamping, welding, and assembly to provide customers with premium-quality solutions. 

The company will be establishing operations in a 30,000-square-foot production facility at 152 Regional Parkway in Orangeburg and is expected to come online in the first quarter of 2019.

“We at Gnotec Group are excited to take the next step in our development to support our global customers by adding operations in the United States,” said CEO Jörgen Oldenstedt. “We are very satisfied with Orangeburg County’s great logistics position, as well as South Carolina’s growing automotive industry, skilled workforce, and excellent support for our establishment.”