COLUMBIA, S.C. — May 30, 2018 — Koops Inc., a manufacturer of automation systems, is growing its existing Greenville County production operations. The company’s $2.2 million investment is projected to create 20 new jobs over the next five years.
Koops is a full-service systems integrator that provides turnkey solutions from project conception to completion. The company features a variety of in-house services, including 3-D mechanical design, controls design, project management, machining, fabrication and production line integration, among others.
To prepare for an increasing demand for automation systems, Koops will be moving into a larger building located at 25 Brookfield Oaks, Suite H in Mauldin, S.C. The move will allow the company to update its office space, add conference rooms, install a new crane and more. The project is expected to be completed by July 2018.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to the project.
“We are so excited to move into the new facility.” said Paul Brinks, Koops CEO. “This state-of-the-art building will help us better serve our customers’ needs and will allow us to increase our automation output. Greenville County has proved to be a lively, growing and business-friendly industrial environment that is suitable as a home for Koops, Inc.’s growth into the future.”
“South Carolina’s workforce continues to demonstrate an unmatched excellence, especially in our growing manufacturing sector.” said S.C. Governor Henry McMaster. “I congratulate the innovative Koops Inc. on their latest expansion in Greenville County and wish them years of continued success.”
“Koops Inc. has had a presence in the Upstate for a number of years, and it’s great they view South Carolina as ‘Just right’for their business,” said Bobby Hitt, Secretary of State. “Today’s announcement is a sign that our strength in the manufacturing industry only continues to grow.”
“County council appreciates Koops Inc.’s decision to expand its manufacturing operations in Greenville County,” said Greenville County Council Chairman H.G. “Butch” Kirven Jr. “Koops Inc. has found that its success here is derived from both its dedicated employee team and the strength of Greenville County’s supportive business climate. Koops Inc. is respected in its field of advanced manufacturing, and the company is an excellent corporate citizen.”
“The City of Mauldin is pleased to welcome Koops Inc., a manufacturer of automation systems, to our community,” said Mauldin Mayor Dennis Raines. “The addition of 20 new jobs and its $2.2 million expansion are a welcome investment in the city. Investments like these make our community and Greenville a great place to call home.”
- Koops Inc. is expanding its Greenville County manufacturing operations.
- $2.2 million investment to create 20 new jobs.
- Koops is a full-service systems integrator that provides turnkey solutions from project conception to completion.
- The company will be moving into a larger building located at 25 Brookfield Oaks, Suite H. in Mauldin, S.C.
Posted June 6, 2018
Source: Office of the Governor of South Carolina