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Germany-Based Wenker Plans Greer, South Carolina, U.S. Headquarters

Automotive supplier Wenker, Inc. plans to establish its new U.S. headquarters in Greer, South Carolina. The $3.1 million project is expected to create 27 jobs.

The 131,400-square-foot manufacturing facility will be located at 23095 E. Phillips Road. Operations are scheduled to begin by mid-2024.

“The U.S.-Wenker story is becoming an exciting one. We are very proud to build our new U.S. headquarters in Greenville County, a community which felt like home from day one,” Wenker, Inc. Germany Chief Executive Officer and Owner Stefan Leers said.

Headquartered in Germany, Wenker, Inc. is an innovative metal and steel construction company. The company offers plant engineering and fabricated metal products for the automotive industry.

“We are delighted to see that when Wenker, Inc. chose to build and move to a larger facility, the company decided to continue doing business in South Carolina. This decision is a testament to the Upstate’s solid reputation and commitment to cultivating a favorable business climate in which companies want to keep investing,” noted Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.

“We are always pleased when a fine international organization like Wenker, Inc. chooses to expand its South Carolina presence by growing in Greenville County. The company’s six decades of excellence in industrial production and engineering is an ideal addition to Greenville’s booming automotive and advanced manufacturing sectors, and we wish them success here long into the future,” added Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation Board Member Dan Tripp.

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