thyssenkrupp Industrial Services Locates Warehouse-Operations Center In Ladson, South Carolina
Located at 9004-I Sightline Drive in Ladson the company’s new Lowcountry facility will bring their regional footprint to 400,000 square feet of warehouse space. The Foreign Trade Zone designated Charleston Facility will operate as a distribution center, specializing in warehousing, transportation to and from the Port of Charleston and export packaging.
“We are excited to become a part of the Charleston community as they continue to grow their role as the premier East Coast seaport. With such impressive growth and business advantages, Charleston is the logical next step in our partnership with South Carolina as we already enjoy being a member of the Greenville-Spartanburg community. Designating a Foreign Trade Zone and providing fast and responsive value-added logistic services will benefit smaller customers with a competitive advantage and larger customers with a platform for strategic change,” Thyssenkrupp Industrial Services President Brian Diephuis said.
Founded in 1959, Thyssenkrupp is a full-service provider of customized product management solutions, including supply chain management, engineering, quality control, warehousing and industrial facility maintenance. Operating as a division of thyssenkrupp Materials NA, thyssenkrupp Industrial Services features more than 31 locations across the United States and Canada.
“When a company like hyssenkrupp decides to expand here, it shows that Team South Carolina’s investments in workforce training, education and our business environment are paying off. This $1.4 million investment and the 32 new jobs it means for the Lowcountry community is a huge win for the company and for our entire state,” Governor Nikki Haley said.
“South Carolina Ports Authority is excited to welcome thyssenkrupp to the Charleston area. Distribution and logistics services are important to the success of the Port and maritime community, and thyssenkrupp will be an asset to our area’s growing manufacturing economy,” S.C. Ports Authority President/CEO Jim Newsome noted.
“tthyssenkrupp is a world-class company we are glad to welcome to our corporate family. The company’s motto is: ‘We get it where you want it, when you want it.’ And, their new facility in Palmetto Commerce Park will position them to do just that. We at Charleston County will support thyssenkrupp now and in what we know will be the many successful years to come,” said Charleston County Council Chairman J. Elliott Summey.
“The announcement of thyssenkrupp to come to Palmetto Commerce Park gives us confidence that North Charleston and the greater Charleston region remains a ripe environment for businesses to flourish. We applaud thyssenkrupp’s success and are thankful for the capital investment and job creation that our community will receive,” City of North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey explained.
“The Charleston region offers an incredible combination of assets for global logistics and distribution companies, including established aerospace and automotive clusters, a skilled workforce with a depth of expertise and integrated transportation infrastructure. By choosing to locate here, thyssenkrupp sends a powerful message to companies around the world reinforcing just how competitive we have become,” added Charleston Regional Development Alliance Board Chair Anita Zucker.
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