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Kontane Logistics to Locate Auto Parts Assembly Logistics Plant in Summerville, South Carolina

Kontane Logistics, Inc., a third-party warehousing and industrial packaging solutions company, plans to expand its automotive parts assembly logistics operations in Summerville, South Carolina.

Founded in 1975, Kontane Logistics, Inc. offers a variety services, including warehousing, packaging and distribution. Additionally, Kontane Logistics, Inc. specializes in providing just in time (solutions to the truck and automotive manufacturing industry.

Kontane Logistics, Inc.’s new facility will be used for light tire and wheel assembly for Volvo Cars. It will also provide for the expanded support of line sequencing and other value-added services offered to Volvo Cars’ supply network. The facility is expected to be online by the fourth quarter of 2020.

“We are excited to partner with Volvo on such a critical component of their manufacturing process. The growth of the automotive industry in the South Carolina Lowcountry has been tremendous over the past five years. Kontane Logistics, Inc.’s proximity to these automotive plants, along with our extensive experience in the industry, have allowed us to provide a vital and timely service,” said Kontane Logistics, Inc. COO Rusty Byrd.

“Kontane Logistics, Inc.’s decision to expand in Berkeley County is another great example of how South Carolinians continue to benefit from the growing automotive industry in our state. We congratulate them on their success, and we look forward to watching them continue to grow for many years to come,” Governor Henry McMaster said.

“It is always great to see a company like Kontane Logistics, Inc. build on its success in the Palmetto State. Announcements like this showcase the diversity of South Carolina’s business climate, and we couldn’t be happier for this company and their growth,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt added.

“During this unique time in our nation’s history, creating job opportunities is vital. We commend the investment made by Kontane Logistics, Inc. in Berkeley County, and we value our strong working relationship. Berkeley County celebrates this expansion announcement and looks forward to the support it will provide for surrounding industries,” Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb said.

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