South Carolina: Cummins Turbo Technologies expanding in Charleston

More than $10.7 million investment will create 252 new jobs

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) Cummins Turbo Technologies, a business segment of global power leader Cummins Inc., today announced plans to expand turbocharger manufacturing operations in Charleston County.  The more than $10.7 million investment will create 252 new jobs.

Founded in 1919, Cummins Inc. specializes in designing, manufacturing and distributing a broad portfolio of power solutions.  The company’s products include diesel, natural gas, electric and hybrid powertrains and powertrain-related components.

Operating out of two locations on Palmetto Commerce Parkway in North Charleston, Cummins Turbo Technologies’ expansion will allow the company the flexibility to optimize its network between remanufactured and new turbocharger products;  leverage manufacturing capabilities and capital in one geographic location;  and improve cost competitiveness of both remanufactured and new turbos.

The expansion is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. Individuals interested in joining the Cummins Turbo Technologies team should visit the company’s careers webpage.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded Charleston County a $500,000 Set-Aside grant for costs related to the project.