Nason Company expanding Oconee County operations
Expansion will bring $2.5 million in new investment to the Upstate
Nason Company, a manufacturer of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components, is expanding its operations in Oconee County. The expansion will result in $2.5 million of new capital investment and the creation of 26 new jobs.
With more than 60 years’ experience, Nason Company is a provider of space-efficient electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components for use in military and industrial applications. Offering a complete line of switches, cylinders and transducers, the company’s Oconee operation is home to a team of more than 100 expert design engineers and customer service specialists.
Located at 1307 S. Highway 11 in Walhalla, S.C., Nason will be constructing a 30,000-square-foot expansion of its existing facility. Hiring for the new positions will begin in the latter part of the third quarter of 2016. For more information on Nason Company, visit www.nasonptc.com.
“Oconee County and the Upstate community continue to provide a strong home for our operation. These are exciting times for the Nason Company and we appreciate the continued support of the local and state governments.” – Nason Company President Stephen Mihaly
“For a company like the Nason Company to thrive and have the ability to continue to grow in our state after doing business here for more than two decades proves that Team South Carolina’s approach to creating a competitive environment for business development is working. We couldn’t be more excited to congratulate this fantastic company on the success it’s found here, and most importantly, thank them for the commitment they continue to show to the people of our state.” –Gov. Nikki Haley
“Today’s announcement is yet another success for South Carolina’s diverse manufacturing industry. We’re excited by all the success Nason Company has experienced in the Upstate and look forward to seeing what new successes await their expanded operation.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Nason has been a wonderful corporate citizen of Oconee for many years and seeing this growth occur is highly encouraging on many fronts. This expansion means that even more first-class products will continue to be made in Oconee to satisfy a global customer base, and it further confirms that Oconee has the right business climate and the skilled workforce that thriving businesses need.” –Oconee County Council Chairman Paul Cain
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Nason Company is expanding its Oconee County operations.
- $2.5 million investment to create 26 new jobs.
- Nason Company is a manufacturer of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components for military and industrial applications.
- The company’s operations are located at 1307 S. Highway 11, Walhalla, S.C.
- For more information on the company, visit www.nasonptc.com.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. IBM-Plant Location International reports in 2012, 2013 and 2015 ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.
Oconee Economic Alliance The Oconee Economic Alliance is a public-private nonprofit effort to accelerate job creation and capital investment, increase per capita income, diversify the local tax base and generate awareness of Oconee County, South Carolina as a business location. To learn more, please visit www.InvestOconeeSC.com.