Techtronic Industries' $85 Million Expansion in Anderson County
May 7, 2015
Techtronic Industries (TTI), a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of quality consumer, professional and industrial products, is expanding its manufacturing and distribution operations in Anderson County. TTI is investing $85 million in capital investment which will create at least 216 new jobs in Anderson, South Carolina.
TTI is constructing a new 1.3 million-square-foot distribution, assembly and reconditioning center. The new distribution center will be located near the I-85/S.C. Hwy. 81 interchange. The expansion will improve the productivity and efficiency at TTI’s Upstate operations, and increase the distribution of TTI’s outdoor products and power tools.
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
“TTI’s location choice for its expansion will increase distribution efficiency and productivity of its consumer products. Household and world-famous iconic brands like Oreck®, Homelite® and Dirt Devil® are in TTI’s impressive portfolio. The Anderson County location will allow greater reach to U.S. power tools marketplace. Electricity is an important component of every manufacturing facility. The resources of our cooperative and SC Power Team make expansions like this one more expedient, as we address necessary on-site and off-site improvements. We are glad to have them in our community as a corporate citizen and look forward to partnering with them.”
– Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative President & CEO Charles E. Dalton
“Investing and expanding our South Carolina operations is a critical component of our continued success. The new facility will allow us to better serve our customers and enhance our leadership position in the U.S. Power Tool and Outdoor Products Marketplace. We’d also like to thank our South Carolina partners – Governor Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and Anderson County – for helping this project come to fruition.”
–TTI Power Equipment, Power Tool & Outdoor Product Presidents Mike Farrah & Lee Sowell
“SC Ports Authority congratulates Techtronic Industries on their expanding footprint in South Carolina and looks forward to serving their growing import needs. The Upstate is home to a large concentration of port users and rising number of distribution centers that serve the booming Southeastern consumer population. Techtronic’s announcement is significant to the Port, and it reflects our connection between international manufacturers and access to inland markets for retail distribution.”
–SC Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome