Techtronic to invest $75 million in South Carolina, creating 250 jobs

Techtronic Industries is expanding its Power Equipment Group’s operations in Anderson County with a $75 million investment that is expected to create 250 new jobs in the upstate over the next several years.


Techtronic Industries is expanding its Power Equipment Group’s operations in Anderson County.   File photo

Techtronic Industries (TTI) is expanding its Power Equipment Group’s operations in Anderson County with a $75 million investment that is expected to create 250 new jobs in the upstate over the next several years.

To continue its growth in Anderson County, TTI is building a new 300,000-square-foot Innovation Center. This latest project complements the company’s $85 million expansion project that was completed this year.

“Continued investment in our people and product innovation is pivotal to TTI’s success," Mike Farrah and Lee Sowell, presidents of TTI Power Equipment, Power Tool and Outdoor Products, said. "This new world-class campus will provide an exceptional environment for fostering the development of talented associates and industry leading products."

Founded in 1985, headquartered in Hong Kong and employing 20,000 people worldwide, some of TTI's products include Hoover, Oreck and Dirt Devil for the home improvement, construction and consumer product markets.

TTTI’s decision to expand in Anderson County further strengthens its position as an important part of South Carolina’s manufacturing industry," Gov. Nikki Haley said. "This $75 million investment, and the 250 new jobs it means for Anderson County, will make a real difference in the lives of South Carolinians, and we look forward to seeing the impact this fantastic company will continue to have on our state for many years to come.”

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