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Wheel Pros Eyes York, South Carolina, Manufacturing-Distribution Hub

10/04/2018
Wheel Pros, a leading designer, marketer and distributor of branded aftermarket wheels, plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in York County, South Carolina. The $13.9 million investment is expected to result in the creation of 275 new jobs over the next five years.

To establish its new, York County operations, Wheel Pros purchased an existing facility located at 7780 Park Place Road in York. The 220,000-square-foot facility is expected to be fully operational in the second quarter of 2019. Hiring for the new positions is slated to begin in winter 2018.

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

“We are excited at the opportunity to establish U.S. manufacturing of our aftermarket automotive wheels in York County, South Carolina. With the strong support of our partners at Clearlake Capital Group, we are eager to begin production and continue our strong tradition of quality and craftsmanship. Both York County and the state of South Carolina have been a pleasure to work with, and we look forward to a long and successful relationship,” said Jody Groce and Randy White, Co-Founders & Co-CEOs of Wheel Pros.

“South Carolina’s economy continues to grow and thrive, and today’s announcement by Wheel Pros of 275 more jobs is another exciting milestone. As we continue to make South Carolina the best place to work, live and raise a family, it’s no wonder that York County is a national leader in job creation,” Governor Henry McMaster said.

“ Team South Carolina celebrates another big win as Wheel Pros has decided to establish new manufacturing and distribution operations within our borders. The 275 jobs created by this significant investment will have a major impact on the York County community and our entire state,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt said.

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