Silcotech Carolina Announces Additional Investment in York County Operations

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Liquid injection molding firm celebrates grand opening of York County facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Silcotech, a global leader in liquid injection molding, has celebrated the grand opening of its York County operations and has also announced an additional $2.5 million investment in the facility.

Established in 1984 and headquartered in Ontario, Canada, Silcotech produces specialized silicone components for a number of industries, including medical, healthcare, automotive, packaging, consumer electronics and consumer markets. In addition to its Canadian headquarters and new South Carolina facility, the company also operates a plant in India, boasting a truly global footprint.

In production since January 2015, Silcotech’s York County facility, which represents the company’s first in the U.S., produces precision silicone parts. This additional $2.5 million investment adds to an initial $3.5 million investment, which the company announced in August 2013. Currently, approximately 42 workers are employed at the facility.

For more information on Silcotech visit www.silcotech.com.

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“Silcotech is a global leader in liquid injection molding for the medical, healthcare, automotive, packaging, consumer electronics and consumer markets since 1984. Silcotech achieves and maintains this position through a firm commitment in growing the potential of each individual working for the company.” –Silcotech Vice President Isolde Boettger

“We were thrilled when Silcotech announced its decision to establish operations in South Carolina back in 2013, and we couldn’t be more excited to see that they have already decided to invest an additional $2.5 million in York County. This new investment is a testament to the company’s commitment to our state and its people, and that really is a reason to celebrate.” Gov. Nikki Haley

“South Carolina’s dynamic manufacturing industry continues to grow, and this additional investment by Silcotech is further proof of that. I offer my congratulations to this expanding company on all of their success in our state and around the world and look forward to continuing this partnership for many years to come.” – Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“We are excited to see the manufacturing success of Silcotech's first U.S. operations here in York County, South Carolina. We recognize the importance of supporting this international firm within our county and state. We congratulate them on this expansion and look forward to watching them continue to grow with this additional investment.” –York County Council Chairman Dr. Britt Blackwell

FIVE FAST FACTS
  • Silcotech announces an additional $2.5 million investment in its York County operations.
  • Established in 1984, the company is headquartered in Ontario, Canada.
  • The York County facility has been in production since January 2015.
  • Silcotech’s York County operations represent the company’s first in the U.S.
  • This additional $2.5 million investment adds to an initial $3.5 million investment, which the company announced in August 2013. 
About Silcotech
Silcotech is a global leader in providing technologically-advanced liquid injection molding solutions for the medical, healthcare, automotive, packaging, consumer electronics and consumer markets. Silcotech’s core competency is providing turn-key solutions for simple to complex high volume liquid injection molding manufacturing projects in a clean room environment. For more information, visit www.silcotech.com.