Fuyao Glass America has announced it will bring 121 jobs to the region as it expands its operations in Greenville County, South Carolina.

The company is investing $34.5 million in the county to expand its manufacturing.  

Fuyao Group manufactures 4 million glass car sets in the US every year.

Fuyao Glass America Inc. President Zuogui Xie said: “We are excited to expand our manufacturing footprint in Greenville County and the Upstate, a key region for the automotive industry. This expansion will strengthen our relationship with our customers and accommodate the increased demand for our products.”

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The expansion includes more assembly operations that will affix parts to the auto glass-like as sensors, antennas, and more.

The company is located at 110 Milacron Drive in Fountain Inn.

Governor Henry McMaster said: “When a global leader like Fuyao Glass America Inc. expands in our state, it shows the world that our approach to creating a competitive business environment is working for our companies,”

McMaster said: “We congratulate Fuyao Glass America Inc. on this expansion and are looking forward to many years of growth and success.”

Fuyao North America said in January 2019 that it would build a new 182,000-square-foot processing plant at the Fountain Inn location with light production capabilities. At the time, the company’s $16.1 million initial investment was expected to produce 70 new positions.

Source: WSPA

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