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SC: Meyer Tool to Invest $6M to Expand Upstate Operations, Hire 57

8 Sep, 2016


Meyer Tool, Inc. (MTI), an innovative high-tech supplier to the gas turbine engine industry, is expanding its Greenville County operations. The expansion project is expected to bring $6 million investment and 57 new jobs to the Upstate.

Founded in 1951, MTI is a recognized industry leader in turbine technologies, supplying a range of precision components to the aerospace and gas turbine engine industries. The company specializes in electrical discharge machining (EDM), laser machining and welding, water jet machining, abrasive grinding, coating and other processes required to provide a single-source solution for airfoils and other hot section turbine components. The company holds AS9100 and NADCAP certifications for all special processes.

Located at 7640 Pelham Road in Greenville, S.C., MTI is expanding its existing facility by 44,000 square-feet to accommodate the company's continued growth. Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2017, and those interested in joining the Meyer Tool team should visit the company's career page online.

For more information on the company, visit www.meyertool.com.

QUOTES

"This expansion is necessary to continue growing our existing business, as well as adding new opportunities. The growth reflects our continuing commitment to provide superior service to our customers. Without our strong team and partners none of this would be possible." -Meyer Tool, Inc. General Manager Greenville, S.C. Chris Urban

"It's always exciting to see a company like Meyer Tool succeed in our state and make the decision to expand here. This $6 million investment, and the 57 new jobs it means for Greenville County, shows that Team South Carolina's approach to creating a competitive business environment and building a world-class workforce is paying off for both South Carolinians and our companies." -Gov. Nikki Haley

"It's no secret that South Carolina's manufacturing industry continues to experience great success. The latest expansion of Meyer Tool's manufacturing operations in Greenville County is yet another example of that success." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

"Meyer Tool is a leader within the aerospace and power generation industry and a true ally of Greenville, S.C. We are excited to have them as part of our industrial community and applaud their continued growth." -Greenville County Council Chairman Dr. Bob Taylor

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Meyer Tool, Inc. is expanding its Greenville County operations.
  • $6 million investment to create 57 new jobs.
  • MTI is a privately held, high-tech manufacturing company supplying a variety of precision components to the aerospace and gas turbine engine industry.
  • Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2017, and those interested in joining the Meyer Tool team should visit the company's career page online.  

For more information on the company, visit www.meyertool.com

About S.C. Department of Commerce

As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. IBM-Plant Location International reports in 2012, 2013 and 2015 ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

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