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KP Components Expands Easley, South Carolina, Operations

KP Components Inc., a Denmark-based supplier that specializes in fully-automated machining of complex parts for a variety of industries, will invest more than $16 million to expand its plant in Easley, South Carolina. The company plans to hire 47 associates in Pickens County.

Founded in 1969, KP Components Inc. manufacturers complex and high-precision metal components for the world's leading original equipment manufacturers. The company, located at 117 Sheriff Mill Road in Easley, South Carolina, is constructing a new 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility to support its U.S. market growth.

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

"We are very happy that we are able to continue expanding our business here in South Carolina with an investment in a new plant and equipment that will make it possible for KP Components Inc. to meet our ambitious goals for our U.S. organization over the next years,” KP Components Inc. General Manager Kim Broedbaek said.

"Today's announcement shows South Carolina is a globally competitive place for investment. By continuing to strengthen our business-friendly climate, we can look forward to more announcements like this one. We thank KP Components Inc. for their ongoing commitment to our state,” said Governor Henry McMaster.

"When companies like KP Components Inc. continue to invest and create jobs in our state, it's a further testament that South Carolina is 'just right' for business. Congratulations to KP Components Inc. on this announcement, and we look forward to seeing them grow and thrive for years to come,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt said.

"It is exciting to witness the success of a world-class manufacturer like KP Components Inc., particularly when they plan their future here in Pickens County. At KP Components Inc., 'precision is a lifestyle' and their attention to excellence is precisely why we are thrilled they are growing as a part of the Pickens County family of top-notch leaders, Pickens County Council Chair Roy Costner added.

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