Automotive Wrapping Supplier Expands Upstate Presence with $26 Million Facility and 88 Jobs | Greenville Company
LAURENS COUNTY – A supplier of automotive and industrial shelving products plans to expand its pre-existing presence in South Carolina with a new facility in Laurens County.
Motor City Racks, which has another location in Gaffney and is headquartered in Warren, Michigan, announced it will invest $26 million and create 88 new jobs at a plant at 366 Old Airport Rd. in Laurens .
The 20-year-old company manufactures and supplies custom packaging solutions for automotive and agriculture. The company has had a presence in Palmetto State for nine years.
“During our expansion initiatives, we plan to execute efficiently while continuing to leverage our 20 years of experience in custom weld fabrication, our strong ties to the South Carolina automotive industry and our relationship with the South Carolina Department of Commerce,” Motor City Racks Controller said. says Daniel Zavaros.
The Laurens location will contribute additional production due to increased demand, according to a statement from the Upstate SC Alliance.
By January 2023, operations should be online. The company will move into an existing building.
Employment development credits related to this project have been approved by the Coordinating Council for Economic Development. Laurens County also received a Rural Infrastructure Fund grant of $300,000 to help defray building improvement costs.
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