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MM Technics Constructs 1st North American Plant in South Carolina

December 14, 2016

MM Technics, a newly created American subsidiary of Muhr Metalltechnik, Gmbh + Co. KG, is constructing its first North American plant in Newberry County. The metal stamping plant will be 40,000 square feet and the company expects to be operational by November 2017. The company is investing a minimum of $12.6 million into the project and will create 65 jobs over the next five years.

Headquartered in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Muhr Metalltechnik employs more than 200 associates at its flagship facility in Wenden and a second facility constructed in Poland in 2012. The company uses state-of-the-art mechanical feed presses, deep drawing hydraulic presses and fully-automated cutting and welding equipment to supply more than 15 automotive companies throughout Europe.

$12.6 Million

Capital Investment


Jobs Created


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Newberry Electric Cooperative

“It is always refreshing to see a foreign company place its faith and confidence in our state. Newberry is thrilled to have MM Technics build their first North American Plant in Newberry, South Carolina. As their utility partner, we will work with them every step of the way to ensure they are successful.”

– G. Keith Avery
President & CEO of Newberry Electric Cooperative

“We are delighted to be expanding to the United States and to Newberry County. Our site selection process was long and difficult, but in the end we found that Newberry County had the right site and the right community for us. We thank the county and its leadership for guiding us through the process and solving every problem that presented itself along the way. We look forward to a very long and prosperous relationship with the county, the state and our customers.”

– Meinolf Muhr
MM Technics President

“Foreign investment continues to be a major driver of South Carolina’s economy, and we are thrilled that MM Technics is the latest international company to invest in our state. This investment shows MM Technics’ commitment to the people of South Carolina, and we look forward to seeing the positive impact this commitment will have in Newberry County and throughout the state.”

– The Honorable Nikki Randhawa Haley
Governor of South Carolina

“With today’s announcement, MM Technics joins a roster of globally-renowned companies that have concluded that South Carolina is ‘Just right’ for business. I congratulate MM Technics and look forward to supporting them as their Newberry County operations come to fruition.”

– Bobby Hitt
South Carolina Secretary of Commerce

“We couldn’t be more pleased that our community has been chosen by MM Technics for its first plant outside of Europe. From top to bottom, our team worked incredibly hard to bring this win home. These are the kinds of quality and sustainable manufacturing jobs we want in Newberry County and we couldn’t be happier to get our first tenant in Mid-Carolina Commerce Park. On behalf of Council, we pledge to continue working hard for Meinolf and his company and do everything we can to help him be successful in our community.”

– Henry H. Livingston III
Newberry County Council Chairman

“Today’s announcement in Newberry County is evidence that both the public and private sector stakeholders in our state and region continue to advocate for positive economic growth. We welcome MM Technics to the Central SC region, and look forward to being a catalyst in helping them succeed.”

– Mike Brenan
Central SC Alliance Chairman