Prysmian Group North America announces new Abbeville County expansion
July 26, 2017
Prysmian Group North America, a leading manufacturer of low, medium and extra-high voltage electrical cables, is once again expanding its existing operations in Abbeville County. The expansion will result in an additional $14 million of capital investment and lead to the creation of 10 new jobs.
Prysmian Group North America is increasing its product manufacturing capacity at its Abbeville facility, which is located on S.C. Highway 28. A world leader in sustainability, Prysmian will be expanding the facility and purchasing additional equipment to fulfill future renewable energy projects, such as wind farm operations. This facility was the first to produce extra-high-voltage cables in North America, and the company plans to continue investing in high-tech, high value-added sectors.
For more information on the new positions, visit the company’s careers page online.
“As a global leader in innovation and sustainability, Prysmian Group is pleased to announce the expansion of our Abbeville facility to meet the growing demand from our customers as they expand renewable energy production. We look forward to continued investment in South Carolina, where business, talent and success go hand in hand.” -Prysmian Group North America CEO Hakan Ozmen
“South Carolina businesses continue to excel, thanks to the dedication displayed by our world-class workforce. Prysmian’s additional investment in Abbeville County is a testament to the reputation that local workers have built, and I look forward to seeing all that they’ll achieve in the years to come.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“We’re excited to celebrate the continued success of our state’s thriving manufacturing industry. I offer my congratulations to Prysmian Group on their remarkable achievements and look forward to supporting them as they continue to grow in our state.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“The people of Abbeville County are proud that Prysmian Group has selected Abbeville County for their latest expansion. We believe it speaks to the quality of our workforce and the strength of our relationships between the private and public sector. County Council is especially grateful that Prysmian has chosen our community for both their financial investment and the creation of these quality jobs. We look forward to seeing both Prysmian and Abbeville County prosper.” -Abbeville County Council Chairman Bryan McClain
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Prysmian Group North America is expanding its existing operations in Abbeville County.
- $14 million investment to create 10 new jobs.
- The company is a worldwide leader in the production of low, medium and extra-high voltage electrical cables.
- Located at 569 Highway 28 Bypass in Abbeville, S.C., the company will be expanding its product manufacturing capacity.
- For more information on the new positions, visit the company’s careers page online.