Global filtration leader increasing York County presence with $1.5 million investment, 11 new jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Filtration Group is expanding one of its two facilities in York County. The company is a global filtration leader in liquid/process, environmental air, fluid and biomedical solutions. This expansion, a capital investment of $1.5 million, will add an expected 11 total jobs to the company’s existing operations.
Founded in 1942 and headquartered in Chicago, Ill., Filtration Group operates on five continents. As a truly global firm, the company provides solutions to customers in a wide variety of industries and end markets around the world.
Filtration Group is expanding its York County operations by purchasing the existing facility it occupies at 1200 Filbert Highway in York, S.C. Ownership of this entire facility will provide the additional space needed to grow the business. By increasing the productivity of the operations, this expansion will allow Filtration Group to better serve the growing needs of its customers.
Hiring for the new positions is on-going. Those interested in joining the Filtration Group team may visit the company’s website at www.filtrationgroup.com.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $150,000 Economic Development Set Aside grant for the project.
“We are very excited to make this investment in the York community. The high quality workforce and strong community support make York a great home for our manufacturing operations in this region.” –Filtration Group Corporation Chief Financial Officer Tim McCarty
“All job announcements are good news for our state but expansions especially are, because it shows that we have the workforce and business environment that companies need to grow and succeed. Filtration Group is a great South Carolina company that we are proud of, and we congratulate them on this $1.5 million investment that will bring 11 more jobs to York County.” –Gov. Nikki Haley
“Congratulations to Filtration Group on all of the success they’re having in South Carolina and around the world. It’s great when a company with such a global footprint decides to grow their business in our state.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
FIVE FAST FACTS
Filtration Group is expanding their York County operations.
$1.5 million investment creating 11 additional jobs.
Filtration Group Corporation is a global filtration leader in liquid, process, environmental air, and fluid solutions.
Filtration Group was founded in 1942.
Filtration Group Corporation is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
About Filtration Group
Filtration Group is passionate about cleaning air, reducing carbon emissions, increasing energy efficiency, and keeping food, water and medical procedures safe through its wide range of filtration solutions. Delivering outstanding customer value to industry leaders across the globe, Filtration Group operates facilities on five continents under four operating divisions: Liquid/Process, Environmental Air, Fluid, and Bio/Medical. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Filtration Group provides solutions to customers in a wide variety of industries and end markets around the world.