Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Magna adds 25,000 sq.ft. to seat manufacturing plant in South Carolina

March 27, 2018
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Mar. 27, 2018 – For the first time in its history, Magna will supply seats to the BMW Group.

At the grand opening of Magna’s seat manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County, S.C., yesterday, Magna officials announced an expansion at the plant, which will add 25,000 square feet and an additional 130 jobs. In total, Magna is now creating 610 jobs at the 255,000-square-foot facility, where construction for the expansion is under way.

“We have a strong leadership team and a highly skilled workforce which is dedicated to world-class manufacturing and has a clear mission: to be the premier seat supplier to our customers here in South Carolina and around the world,” said Burge Young, vice president of operations for Magna Seating.

The new seating facility is Magna’s fourth location in the state.


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