Dayco Products LLC, a manufacturer of automotive components, will expand its operations in Barnwell County, S.C. The nearly $2 million investment is expected to generate at least 15 new jobs.
“We are pleased with the opportunity to grow our business in North America. Demand for our products is increasing and this addition will help our company better serve our customers. South Carolina has consistently provided us with a great place to do business with a skilled workforce,” saysTom Green, director of North American Operations for Dayco Products.
Dayco Products says it will add a new line for timing belt production at the company’s Williston plant this summer. The company says the expansion will make the plant its aftermarket and OEM center.
Since January 2011, South Carolina has recruited more than $5 billion in capital investment and more than 8,000 jobs in the automotive-related sector, according to the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
Dayco Products, a division of Mark IV Industries, designs, manufactures and distributes a broad range of belts, tensioners, hose, pulleys and hydraulics equipment for the automotive, trucking, construction, agricultural, ATV, snowmobile and industrial markets.
For more information, visit www.dayco.com.