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Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation establishing operations in Spartanburg County

Development will bring $45 million investment and create 150 new jobs

Published Monday, April 4, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation is establishing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $45 million in the project, which is expected to create 150 new jobs over the next five years.

One of the largest suppliers of plastic mold parts in China’s automotive industry, Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation specializes in the development, manufacturing and sales of plastic products and hi-tech molds. The company will manufacture a variety of parts and products for original equipment manufacturers and tier one suppliers in the automotive industry.

Strategically positioned to support South Carolina’s thriving automotive sector, the new plant will be located at 1000 Robinson Road in Greer, S.C.  Expected to be fully operational in the second half of 2017, hiring for the 260,000-square-foot facility will begin in the second half of 2017.

For more information on Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation, visit www.000700.com.

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“This investment in South Carolina and in Spartanburg County will further strengthen Jiangnan’s effort to expand its global leadership role in the plastic molding industry. It is very clear to us that South Carolina is a pro-business state, and we look forward to continuing our cooperation with the state as we grow.” –Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager Robert Cao

“Jiangnan’s move to Spartanburg further proves what so many already know – that South Carolina has become a top destination for any company in the automotive industry. This $45 million investment, and the 150 new jobs it will create, is a huge win for the company, Spartanburg County, and the entire state of South Carolina.” –Gov. Nikki Haley

“With today’s announcement, Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation joins a roster of globally-renowned companies that have concluded South Carolina is ‘Just right’ for business. I offer my congratulations to Jiangnan and look forward to supporting them as their Spartanburg County operations come to fruition.” – Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“We are exceedingly pleased that Jiangnan chose to locate a new operation in Spartanburg County and welcome yet another international company to our community. The decision to locate here continues to demonstrate Spartanburg's ability to attract international manufacturing operations and highlights the role our skilled workforce plays in recruiting companies.” –David Britt, chairman of the Economic Recruitment Committee of Spartanburg County and member of the Economic Futures Group Board

“We are pleased to welcome Jiangnan to the City of Greer and Spartanburg County. On my economic development recruiting trips to China, I’ve learned first-hand what a positive impact that foreign direct investment from Chinese companies can have on a community. With Minghua’s gracious example and their great success in the City of Greer and Spartanburg County, we hope that this project will encourage other foreign companies to see the advantages of our quality workforce, ready-to-go sites, and can-do attitude.” –City of Greer Mayor Rick Danner

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation is establishing operations in Spartanburg County.
  • $45 million investment creating 150 new jobs.
  • Jiangnan is a supplier of injection molded plastics for the automotive industry.
  • The plant is expected to be operational in second half of 2017.
  • For more information on Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation, visit www.000700.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. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Adrienne R. Fairwell, APR
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce
(803) 737-1998
afairwell@sccommerce.com
www.SCcommerce.com

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