Expansion to bring $12.5 million in new investment to Greenville County
GREENVILLE, SC – March 17, 2016 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), the County-chartered organization tasked with advancing the area’s economic growth, announced today that Ushers Machine and Tool Co., Inc. is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. The project will bring approximately $12.5 million in investment and create 50 new jobs in the Upstate.
Established in 1946, Ushers provides original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with parts and services for power generation land-based gas turbines. With a long history of exceptional customer service, employee excellence and utilization of leading-edge technologies in precision machining, Ushers has seen impressive growth in recent years.
“We are excited to expand into this key region of the country for gas turbine power generation OEM manufacturing. We specifically chose Greenville in direct response to our continued growth in repeat sales and demands for new business. This move will definitely strengthen the relationship with our customers and create even more opportunity for mutual success in this highly-competitive global market.” -Ushers Machine & Tool Co. President and CEO Donald Lincoln
“It is truly a testament to our world-class workforce that Ushers Machine & Tool Co. has chosen to expand in Greenville County. Team South Carolina is on the move and we couldn’t be more excited that they are creating 50 new jobs and investing an additional $12.5 million in our state.” -Gov. Nikki Haley
“When one of our existing businesses expands, like Ushers Machine & Tool Co. is doing, it sends a message to other companies that South Carolina truly is a place where they can find success.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Ensuring the continued growth and success of Ushers Machine & Tool Co. is what Greenville County’s pro-business philosophy is all about. The County’s supplier base in the gas turbine power generation market is growing and we are happy to assist companies that believe in Greenville, South Carolina.” -Greenville County Council Chairman Dr. Bob Taylor
Located at 6998 Pelham Parkway in Greenville, the newly-renovated 72,000-square-foot facility is expected to be fully operational in the third quarter of 2016. For hiring information, visit the company’s website at www.ushersm.com.
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About Ushers Machine & Tool Co.
Ushers Machine and Tool Co., Inc., a subsidiary of Aalberts Industries N.V., has been a gas turbine combustion components supplier to General Electric since 1946. Manufacturing facilities are in Round Lake, N.Y. and Sunapee, N.H. with corporate offices in Belmont, N.H. For more information, visit www.ushersm.com.
The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County. Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 18,500 new jobs and more than $3 billion in capital investment in Greenville County, SC. To learn more, visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008.
Greenville Area Development Corporation