Federal-Mogul Friction Products has announced the expansion of its Orangeburg County, South Carolina, operations. The company expects to invest at least $7 million and generate 40 new jobs at the plant.
“With this significant investment, we are further cementing our commitment to being a world-class OEM friction supplier,” stated Federal-Mogul Plant Manager Alex Lopez.
Federal-Mogul Friction Products has been operating in Orangeburg since 1996 and has a 210,000 square-foot facility with 210 employees.
“It’s a great day in South Carolina when one of our existing businesses chooses to grow. We celebrate Federal-Mogul’s decision to invest $7 million and create 40 new jobs in Orangeburg. By continuing to strengthen our state’s business-friendly climate, we can continue to attract investments like this one to South Carolina,” stated South Carolina Governor, Nikki Haley.
“Federal-Mogul has a long history in Orangeburg County, and we are pleased to see them once again invest in South Carolina, especially in today’s economy. We greatly appreciate the continued commitment to Orangeburg County and look forward to supporting their continued growth and development,” added Orangeburg County Council Chairman Johnnie Wright Sr.
Federal-Mogul Corporation is a global supplier of powertrain and safety technology to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance vehicle safety and performance. Federal-Mogul Friction Products, a business line of Federal-Mogul, develops and manufactures extended-life brake friction products, with noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) refinement, and is a market-leading supplier of friction products to OEMs.
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