As CurTec establishes its first US manufacturing facility in Oconee County, 32 new jobs are projected to be generated over the next five years.
CurTec’s $13 million investment in its US operations is intended to increase capacity in order to meet rising demand. The Oconee County facility will be used for blow molding, injection molding, assembly, and distribution.
“By starting manufacturing in the U.S., CurTec is taking the next step in strengthening our market position, increasing our service level to new and existing customers and decreasing the carbon footprint of our operations.” said CEO Bart Van Berkel, “We are excited with the opportunities that Oconee County presents with a talented workforce, a strong commitment to technical education and a wonderful location with recreation opportunities providing a rich quality of life. We look forward to becoming a partner and sought-after employer in the community.”
CurTec is a maker of sustainable, high-performance packaging based in Rijen, Netherlands, and was established in 1991. The firm manufactures plastic drums, pails, and jars for big pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, and food ingredient industries.
The Oconee County operations are slated to begin in the first quarter of 2023. Visit careers.curtec.com for additional information on available positions.