Element has announced plans to open a new aerospace testing facility in Piedmont, South Carolina, with the $3.4m investment expected to create 31 new jobs.
Located at 1370 Shiloh Church Road in Piedmont, S.C., the new, 30,000-square-foot site is projected to come on-line in December 2018. Hiring for the new positions has already begun and interested applicants can visit www.element.com/careers.
Charles Noall, President and CEO, said: “This significant investment is a real win-win for Element and for the local community. The facility will strengthen our footprint, capacity and capabilities and enable us to deliver cost savings for our clients, while also boosting the local economy through the creation of 31 jobs over the next five years.”
South Carolina Governor, Henry McMaster, said: “South Carolina’s workforce continues to exhibit unmatched excellence and companies like Element are taking notice. They know that the people of this state will get the job done, helping them operate a successful, thriving facility in Anderson County for years to come.”
Secretary of Commerce, Bobby Hitt, said: “Element is a world-class company, and it’s great to see them establish operations in Anderson County. The Palmetto State continues to see our manufacturing and high-tech sectors grow, creating new jobs, and announcements like this one serve as another indicator of that trend.”
Anderson County Councilman, Ken Waters, said: “Anderson County’s goal of establishing a diverse economic base for our citizens is becoming a reality with the presence of Element in our community. We are delighted to welcome Element to Piedmont.”
Element specializes in providing a comprehensive range of materials and product qualification testing, inspection and certification services to the global Aerospace; Transportation & Industrials; Fire & Building Products; and Oil & Gas and Infrastructure sectors.
Element’s expanded network of 6,700 Engaged Experts operate out of 189 laboratories in 33 countries and are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.
Diana Milford, External Communications Manager
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“The facility will strengthen our footprint, capacity and capabilities and enable us to deliver cost savings for our clients, while also boosting the local economy through the creation of 31 jobs over the next five years.”
President & CEO