Area Development
OMP Mechtron, an Italy-based manufacturer of mechanical parts and electronic integration, is expanding its existing Midlands operations by establishing a new facility in Gilbert, South Carolina. The company is investing $2.9 million in its new operations, creating 20 new jobs over the next five years in Lexington County.

To meet increasing customer demand, OMP Mechtron, LLC is establishing a new facility at 4335 Augusta Highway in Gilbert. The 20,791-square-foot building will house the production of printed circuit board assemblies, electronic and electromechanical assemblies and wiring.

OMP Mechtron, LLC is the U.S. branch of OMP Mechtron S.P.A., an Italy-based producer of mechanical parts. Established in 1987, the company’s product line includes subracks, rack cabinets, electronic integration racks utilizing printed circuit board assembly and waveguides used in mobile telecommunications. As a truly global firm, OMP Mechtron operates facilities in six different countries across Europe, Asia and North America.

“OMP is very excited to be part of this expanding market. With the help of Lexington County, the State and the workforce that is available, we believe that this will be a formula for success both for OMP and for the State of South Carolina,” said OMP Mechtron, LLC General Manager Alessandro Mari.

“It’s always exciting to see a company like OMP Mechtron succeed in our state and make the decision to expand operations here. This $2.9 million investment and the 20 new jobs it will create is a real reason to celebrate, and we look forward to supporting OMP as they continue to succeed and grow in South Carolina,” said Governor Nikki Haley.

“With over 150 foreign affiliated companies doing business in the Central South Carolina Region, it’s exciting to witness the expansion and growth of one of our foreign industries. South Carolina, Central South Carolina and Lexington County is open for business and looks forward to the continued success of OMP Mechtron, LLC, and other foreign-affiliated industries,” noted Mike Brenan, Chairman of Central SC Alliance.