Ireland-based Mergon Corporation Expanding Anderson, South Carolina Operations
Area Development Online News Desk (11/01/2013)
An Ireland-based plastic blow molding and injection molding company, Mergon Corporation, will invest $4.4 million to expand its existing facility at 5350 Old Pearman Dairy Road in Anderson, South Carolina.
“This latest expansion investment is testament to the business opportunities for manufacturing in this area and to the excellent associates we’ve been able to attract and train to the high standard required to supply our demanding customers,” said Pat Beirne, CEO of Mergon Group. “Mergon has been very pleased with the decision to locate and grow in Anderson County and appreciate the support we’ve received.”
“In South Carolina, we celebrate when existing businesses grow and continue to find success here,” said Gov. Nikki Haley. “We appreciate Mergon’s commitment to our state and the creation of jobs in and around Anderson County.”
“South Carolina is at the center of the nation’s manufacturing renaissance,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. “Mergon’s presence in our state for the past 15 years reinforces that South Carolinians make things and make them well.”
“Anderson County is delighted to assist Mergon with its expansion; they have proven to be an excellent industry and corporate citizen,” said County Councilman Tommy Dunn. “Every new job created in Anderson County is very important; every job that is retained is even more important. We offer thanks and congratulations to Mergon on their continued growth in our county.”
Mergon Corporation is part of the Irish-owned Mergon Group, which has facilities in Ireland, the Czech Republic and Anderson, South Carolina Mergon Corporation is a supplier of air management systems to the expanding automotive OEM’s in the U.S. Southeast, in addition to its long-standing relationships with the major business equipment manufacturers for copier components.