COLUMBIA, S.C. – International Mold Corporation (IMC), a Michigan-based aluminum design and build company, is establishing a new manufacturing operation in Spartanburg County. The project is expected to bring $6.2 million in new investment and create 60 new jobs.
Established in 2006 and headquartered in Clinton Township, Mich., IMC offers a comprehensive variety of services, including aluminum injection, reaction injection molding (RIM) and blow mold design and build services, as well as engineering, in-house tryouts, in-house low-volume production runs, prototype and low-volume production assembly, 3-D laser scanning, reverse engineering scanning, logistics and more. With greater than 100 employees across seven facilities, IMC utilizes state-of-the-art technology to supply products to a variety of industries, including the automotive sector.
Located at 865 Victor Hill Road in Spartanburg, S.C., the company will be constructing a new 24,000-square-foot facility, with the ability for future expansion of up to 100,000 square feet. The facility is expected to be operational by the end of April 2017. Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2017, and those interested in joining the IMC team should apply in person or visit the company’s career page online.
For more information on International Mold Corporation, visit www.internationalmold.net.
“We are very excited to expand our operations to South Carolina. There is a lot of business potential within South Carolina’s automotive cluster, as well as other opportunities in neighboring states.” –International Mold Corporation Treasurer Michael Lilla
“The business-friendly environment we’ve worked hard to create in South Carolina is paying off for the people of our state, and this announcement by International Mold Corporation is further proof of that. This $6.2 million investment and the 60 new jobs it means for Spartanburg County are huge reasons to celebrate across South Carolina.” –Gov. Nikki Haley
“South Carolina’s manufacturing sector continues to thrive, attracting world-class businesses like IMC. I congratulate them on their new investment and look forward to watching them succeed within our borders.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Spartanburg County enthusiastically welcomes the addition of International Mold Corporation to our vibrant manufacturing community. International Mold Corporation’s decision to locate their facility in Spartanburg County demonstrates our community’s ability to attract quality companies providing excellent job opportunities for the citizens of Spartanburg.” –David Britt, chairman of Spartanburg County Council’s Economic Development Committee and board member of the Economic Futures Group
FIVE FAST FACTS
- International Mold Corporation (IMC) is establishing its first South Carolina operation in Spartanburg County.
- $6.2 million investment to create 60 new jobs.
- IMC is a Michigan-based injection molding company that supplies a variety of industries, including the automotive sector.
- Located at 865 Victor Hill Road in Spartanburg, S.C., IMC will be completing a new 24,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the spring of 2017.
- Hiring for the new positions will begin in the second quarter of 2017, and interested applicants should visit the facility in person or apply online.
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