Monday, September 19, 2011

The InterTech Group announces 350 new jobs

On September 14, 2011, The InterTech Group announced that its aerospace subsidiary, TIGHITCO (T-I-G-hit-co), will construct a state of the art manufacturing facility in North Charleston, SC.

Upon completion, the project will represent a between a $30 and $40 million investment, and is expected to generate approximately 350 jobs.

TIGHITCO is an industrial and aerospace engineering, design, manufacturing and repair company.  THe North Charleston location will be the sixth manufacturing facility for TIGHITCO, whose other locations are in Georgia, Connecticut and Mexico.

TIGHITCO products are utilized by companies worldwide and can be found on the majority of aircraft built in North America.

The new TIGHITCO facility will be located in Palmetto Commerce Park.  The facility will be built in phases.  The initial phase, totaling 120,000 square feet, is projected to be complete by fall of 2012.  Ultimately, it is planned that the facility will each 300,000 square feet.  The timeline for construction of the final phases will be based on capacity utilization and the needs of the customers.

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