FORT MILL, S.C. – VOCO America, Inc. (VOCO), a subsidiary of VOCO GmbH, today announced plans to expand the company’s North American headquarters in Lancaster County. The more than $3.2 million investment is expected to create 15 new jobs.
Founded in 1981, VOCO is a German-based manufacturer of dental materials. The company’s clinically customized and economical products are used by dentists and technicians in more than 110 countries around the world.
Currently located at 1245 Rosemont Drive at Rosemont Business Park in Indian Land, VOCO will construct a new, company owned 16,000 square foot headquarters building on an adjacent property at 1255 Rosemont Drive. The facility will include a state-of-the-art training center on dental materials and equipment.
The new headquarters is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2021. Individuals interested in joining the VOCO team should visit the company’s careers webpage.
“VOCO America Inc. has chosen to expand in Indian Land and Lancaster County for its access to a skilled workforce in the North and South Carolina metro-Charlotte area and the location’s excellent proximity to the Charlotte Douglas International airport, which makes travelling simple and economical. We are committed to our community and will work with several local companies to construct an attractive office building at Rosemont Business Park.” -VOCO America CEO Leif Ebert
“We’re always proud when a company chooses to invest in South Carolina, but it’s truly special when a company like VOCO decides to expand its headquarters here. I congratulate VOCO on this outstanding announcement, and I look forward to their continued growth.”-Gov. Henry McMaster
“South Carolina is not only a manufacturing powerhouse, but it is also a top choice for companies to establish their corporate headquarters. We congratulate VOCO on this announcement, and we look forward to continuing this remarkable partnership.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Lancaster County couldn’t be happier that VOCO America is expanding its U.S. Headquarters in Indian Land. They are an excellent company and their decision is reflective of how our community is a strong, welcoming and supportive home for international, domestic and existing businesses.” – Lancaster County Department of Economic Development Executive Director Jamie Gilbert
FIVE FAST FACTS
- VOCO America, Inc. (VOCO) is establishing North American headquarters in Lancaster County.
- The more than $3.2 million investment will create 15 new jobs.
- VOCO America is a subsidiary of VOCO GmbH.
- Expanding to 1255 Rosemont Drive in Indian Land, S.C.
Individuals interested in joining the VOCO team should visit the company’s careers webpage.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State has consistently been among the top in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign direct investment on a per capita basis. Additionally, the state has won the Gold or Silver Shovel Award from Area Development magazine every year since 2011. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.
Alex Clark, CMP
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce