19 June 2013

Lindoerfer + Steiner to set up new production facility in South Carolina

Columbia, S.C. – 19 June 2013 – Lindoerfer + Steiner GmbH, a maker of packaging for automotive suppliers, is establishing its new North American production facility in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The $400,000 investment is expected to generate 32 new jobs over the next five years.

“We are excited to take this step and set up our new North American operations in Spartanburg County. Our location in South Carolina not only provides us with a great business environment, but gives us close proximity to our customers. We appreciate all the support we’ve received from state and local officials,” said Peter Steiner, director and owner of Lindoerfer + Steiner GmbH.

Lindoerfer + Steiner GmbH will set up its U.S. headquarters and manufacturing operation, with associated national sales and distribution operations, in Spartanburg, located at 111 Corporate Drive. The company produces reusable packaging materials for high-value automotive parts for a number of clients, including Porsche, BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen.

“South Carolina continues to attract investments from companies from around the globe. We celebrate Lindoerfer + Steiner’s decision to invest and create 32 new jobs in Spartanburg. More and more companies are seeing South Carolina as the right place to do business,” said Gov. Nikki Haley.

Since January 2011, South Carolina has recruited more than $5 billion in capital investment and more than 8,000 jobs in the automotive-related sector.

“Today’s announcement by Lindoerfer + Steiner GmbH brings another automotive supplier to our state and further strengthens South Carolina’s manufacturing base. We continue to see the benefits of BMW’s investment two decades later with job-creating investments like this one,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.

Founded in 1995, Lindoerfer + Steiner GmbH specializes in the development and production of reusable transportation packaging for the automotive parts industry.

Source: South Carolina Department of Commerce