Investment creating 115 jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. – CRP Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer in the automotive parts and industrial products sectors, today announced plans to establish operations in Horry County. The $2.5 million investment will create approximately 115 jobs over the next five years.
CRP Industries Inc. provides some of the most recognized brand name products in its market, including AAE steering components; Rein Automotive replacement parts; Pentosin technical fluids; Continental belts and belt kits; AJUSA gaskets and head bolts; Reinflex high-pressure thermoplastic hose; and Perske high-speed motors. The company is headquartered in New Jersey and has locations in North Carolina and Mexico.
Located at 3084 Bashor Road in Conway, S.C., CRP Industries Inc. will establish operations in a newly-constructed 50,000-square-foot facility. The facility will initially be used to manufacture advanced electric power steering systems for the automotive aftermarket under the CRP Industries Inc. brand of AAE, with plans to expand into other products over time.
Operations are expected to be online in mid-September of this year.
“After completing extensive due diligence on several potential new locations for our expanded operations, we chose Conway and Horry County because of their workforce, their focus on supporting new businesses as demonstrated by strong financial and administrative assistance to our project and the technical partnership offered by Horry-Georgetown Technical College. We are excited to begin this new chapter in the growth of CRP Industries Inc. with the State of South Carolina, Horry County and the city of Conway as our partners.” –CRP Industries Inc. CEO Dan Schildge
“Whenever a new company decides to invest within our borders, it marks the beginning of a partnership that we know will benefit South Carolinians for a long time. I look forward to watching CRP Industries Inc. thrive in the state and make a positive impact in Horry County and beyond.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“South Carolina’s automotive industry continues to flourish, and today’s announcement by CRP Industries Inc. is a testament to that. By establishing operations in Horry County, CRP Industries Inc. is showing its commitment to our state, and we are excited for the opportunities it will create for the community.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
"Horry County continues to prove that we have a great workforce, wonderful community and the drive to diversify and recruit industry. We are honored CRP Industries Inc. chose our community to expand their company and we look forward to their success. On behalf of the Horry County Council, staff and residents, welcome to Team Horry." -Horry County Council Chairman Johnny Gardner
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a leading manufacturer in the automotive parts and industrial products sectors.
Located at 3084 Bashor Road in Conway, S.C., CRP Industries Inc. will establish operations in a newly-constructed 50,000-square-foot facility that will manufacture advanced electric power steering systems for the automotive aftermarket.