Electrical industry supplier investing $2.7 million in facility expansion
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Monti, Inc., a leading industrial manufacturer, fabricator and specialized processor of electrical distribution components such as copper busbar fabrications, G10 fabrications, GPO-3 fabrications and sheet metal fabrications, today announced plans to expand its existing Greenwood County operations. The company’s $2.7 million investment is projected to create 19 new jobs.
With more than 40 years of experience serving electrical distribution original equipment manufacturers and service providers, Monti produces a wide range of electrical industry components, including insulators, conductors and steel parts. In addition to its Greenwood County presence, the company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and has manufacturing facilities in Sumter, S.C. and Riverview, Mich.
Located at 104 Airport Industrial Park in Greenwood, S.C., the planned 20,000-square-foot facility expansion will include the installation of an automatic powder coating line and other specialized related equipment. Hiring should begin in the fourth quarter of 2018, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online for more information.
“Monti is excited for the opportunity to grow our operations in Greenwood. We believe that the teams we have in both of our South Carolina facilities have proven that they are capable and deserving of much more opportunity. We are proud to have South Carolina as our home for these two facilities and look forward to more investment and growth in the years to come.” –Monti, Inc. COO Jay Binder
“We are extremely proud of all our employees at our Greenwood location. Their efforts and hard work are critical to successfully responding to our customers’ needs. Our commitment to growth in our internal capabilities as well as our continual improvement of the Monti Quality System puts us in a position to deliver the fastest turnaround times. This investment in a fully automated powder coating line will provide our customers with one of the most advanced systems in our local area.” –Monti, Inc. Greenwood Plant Manager Nick LaVigne
“We’re proud to celebrate anytime a company decides to strengthen its commitment to our state and its people. This is a milestone for Monti, Inc. and Greenwood County, and I’m excited to see such a strong partnership continue to thrive moving forward.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“Today’s expansion announcement by Monti, Inc. is just the latest example of the success our state’s pro-business environment helps to foster. I congratulate this innovative company on their new investment and look forward to all they will achieve in the future.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“The expansion of Monti’s Greenwood County operations affirm the company’s vested interest in the county and the state. Congratulations to Monti, and we look forward to their continued success in the future.” –Greenwood County Council Chairman Steve Brown
“Monti has been an excellent example of Greenwood County manufacturing. With 25% of our county’s employment in manufacturing, it is always exciting to have that sector grow, especially as a reflection on our great local workforce.” –Greenwood Partnership Alliance Chair Dr. Kristin Manske
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