Electrical equipment maker creates 200 jobs in South Carolina

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A maker of electrical equipment and power distribution systems plans to create 200 new jobs at its South Carolina plant, company officials said.

E+I Engineering, headquartered in Donegal, North West Ireland, is nearing completion with a $13 million expansion in Anderson, South Carolina, Irish weather reports. The company hopes to meet the growing demand for power products in the US market, including modular power solutions and data center power distribution.

The project added 100,000 square feet to the Anderson complex, which previously had a footprint of 230,000 square feet.

“This investment marks an acceleration of our presence in North America, which is a testament to both the growing demand for our products and the skilled workforce in the region,” said Philip O’Doherty, Managing Director of the company. Time.

E+I, the largest switchgear manufacturer in Ireland and the UK, operates additional facilities in Northern Ireland and the United Arab Emirates. Company officials told the Time it plans further expansion efforts in “all aspects of its operations”.

“This is a competitive industry, and we strive to be ahead of the game by creating high-quality, skilled jobs and providing the most professional leadership,” O’Doherty said.

Image Credit: E+I Engineering

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