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VTL Precision Expands Lowcountry Presence With Berkeley Operations

Jan 04, 2019 09:49AM ● By Kathleen Maris
VTL Precision, a leading developer and manufacturer of precision-engineered engine, transmission, and turbocharger components for the commercial vehicle and passenger car markets, is locating new operations in Berkeley County. The company's $8.2 million investment is projected to create 10 new jobs.

VTL Precision is a venture of VTL Group, a privately-owned automotive and precision engineering company with manufacturing operations in Europe, India, and North America. Specializing in the design, development, and manufacture of high-specification, complex machined components, VTL Group supplies a variety of original equipment manufacturers and tier one suppliers.

The company's new facility, located at the Crowfield Corporate Center at 5 Corporate Parkway, Goose Creek, S.C., will house a new business line to produce automotive components. The facility will complement VTL's existing operations in Palmetto Commerce Park.

"VTL is proud to call the Lowcountry our home," said Chris Elliott, COO and co-founder. "For more than 11 years, we have supported the automotive manufacturing industry in South Carolina and watched the region and industry flourish. Our expansion demonstrates VTL's commitment to serving our global automotive customers from a South Carolina base. Our partners within the S.C. Department of Commerce and Berkeley County worked tirelessly to keep our expansion within the Lowcountry."