EuWe Eugen Wexler US Plastics, Inc., a subsidiary of the Germany-based EuWe Group, plans to expand operations in Williamston, South Carolina. The $8.6 million investment will create 16 new jobs in Anderson County.
Located at 171 Alliance Parkway, the expansion will include the acquisition of 13 acres where the company will expand its current production facility. The expansion is expected to be completed by mid-2021.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded Anderson County a $75,000 Set-Aside grant for costs related to the project.
"We are grateful for the significant role both the state of South Carolina and Anderson County have played in supporting our decision in 2015 and now again in 2020. With this expansion, EuWe will be able to solidify its position in the region as a premium tier 1 supplier and contribute more to the success of our customers, business partners and employees in the Upstate,” said EuWe Eugen Wexler US Plastics, Inc. CFO Dr. J. Kevin Smith.
Established in 1968, the EuWe Group is a producer of high-quality plastic products worldwide for the automobile industry. Headquartered in Lauf, Germany, outside Nuremberg, the company also has facilities in Czechia and Mexico.
"Helping our existing industry continue to grow is a key part of our economic strategy. This investment announcement by EuWe Eugen Wexler US Plastics, Inc. is excellent news for Anderson County and the state of South Carolina,” noted Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.