GTS Energy, Inc. Announces New Facility in South Carolina
$3.5 million investment and 100 new jobs headed to Orangeburg
Columbia, SC– GTS Energy of Atlanta, Georgia announced plans today to locate a new manufacturing facility in Orangeburg County, investing $3.5 million and creating 100 jobs over the next five years.
GTS Energy was established in 1986 to meet the substantial demand for industrial heating systems in various process industries worldwide. GTS has earned a premier reputation in North America and around the world as a leading full-service provider of customer design, engineering, production, installation, and service solutions for heating systems for the forest products, oil and gas, bio industrial and petrochemicals industries. In recent years GTS has produced many of the largest process heating systems in the world for the forest products industry. GTS presently employs more than 100 professionals and support staff in Atlanta, GA; Vancouver, British Columbia; Calgary, Alberta; Shanghai, China; and New Delhi, India.
“This investment marks a significant and important milestone in implementing our strategy of establishing a manufacturing operation that is capable of supplying GTS’ customers with high quality products and a competitive price,” said Marcus Schmidt, GTS Chief Executive Officer. “Orangeburg County’s commitment to providing an attractive investment environment made GTS’ decision to move the facility to this community easy.”
“We’re pleased that GTS Energy recognized the benefits of South Carolina, and more specifically, Orangeburg County,” said Secretary of Commerce Joe Taylor. “We welcome them to the Palmetto State and thank them for their investment in South Carolina. We also appreciate the efforts of our business recruitment team, especially Gregg Robinson with the Orangeburg County Development Commission and Eric Miller of our Commerce team, for making this announcement possible.”
“We are pleased that GTS has chosen Orangeburg County and are thrilled to see the former Scienda building back in use,” said Gregg Robinson, Executive Director of the Orangeburg County Development Commission. “This is another significant sign for industrial growth in our area.”