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BorgWarner Expands Oconee County, South Carolina, Operations

BorgWarner Inc., a global leader in mobility solutions, plans to expand its manufacturing plant in Oconee County, South Carolina. The $42.7 million project is expected to create 122 jobs.

The company will upfit its current facility at 15545 Wells Highway in Seneca to support new electric vehicle business as part of its “Charging Forward” initiative. The investment will allow BorgWarner to increase its manufacturing capacity of EV battery systems in North America to support growing customer demand in the region. The expansion is scheduled to be complete in 2024.

”BorgWarner is pleased to continue to invest in South Carolina and Oconee County, creating more jobs in the community while expanding our manufacturing and production footprint to support exciting new technologies. We appreciate the collaboration of the state and county in this exciting venture,” BorgWarner President and CEO Frédéric Lissalde said.

As an incentive, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to this project.

“South Carolina has the aptitude not only to attract world-class companies, but also to provide opportunities for businesses to thrive. We are excited that BorgWarner continues to expand its existing operations in Oconee County, and we celebrate our long-standing partnership,” noted Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, BorgWarner is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, with 52,000 employees at 92 locations in 24 countries.

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