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Germany-Based PecTec Corporation Invests $2 Million To Establish Spartanburg, South Carolina Production Facility

01/08/2015
Germany-based PecTec Corporation, a supplier of top-quality semi-finished and finished metal products for the automotive industry, is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The $2 million investment is expected to create 15 new jobs in Spartanburg, County.

Founded in the summer of 2014 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, PecTec Corporation operates under the Braun GmbH umbrella. Braun, a German-based firm, was founded in 1992 to provide customers with a wide range of non-ferrous metals. PecTec is Braun’s first international production operation.

“We are pleased to be locating our new facility in Spartanburg. The location will provide us with an excellent business environment in which to operate as well as afford our associates with a great place to live. With the automotive-experienced workforce here in the Upstate, PecTec can grow into a successful future,” said PecTec Corporation President/CEO Manfred Tonhaeuser.

Located at 130 Corporate Drive in Spartanburg, PecTec will provide customers with a line-up of non-ferrous metals finished in a variety of different types and designs. Included in the company’s offerings are foils, strips and sheets of aluminum, aluminum alloy, copper, copper alloy and stainless steel. Once it’s fully operational, the 11,600-square-foot Spartanburg facility is expected to produce more than six million linear meters of product annually.

“South Carolina’s undeniable prowess in the manufacturing industry continues to help us attract companies from around the world. We’re proud that PecTec Corporation has selected Spartanburg County to base its first United States operations, and we look forward to watching them succeed in our state,” added Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.

“The Economic Futures Group is pleased to welcome PecTec to Spartanburg County and we thank the leadership of the company for making this investment in both machinery and equipment and bestowing their trust in our community. We would also like to thank our private sector investors who continue to provide Class A industrial buildings at Corporate Center where PecTec will locate,” said Russ Weber, Economic Futures Group Board Chairman.

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