Plastics injection molder invests $12.75 million to open manufacturing facility in North Carolina 

Jan. 26, 2024
The new 10-acre site will feature a 65,000-square-foot production facility and show room.

HEYCO-Werk USA Inc. has announced plans to open a new manufacturing plant in Gaston County, North Carolina. The company, a plastics injection molder for the automotive industry, will invest $12.75 million into the project, creating 34 new jobs for the surrounding area. The new 10-acre site will feature a 65,000-square-foot production facility and show room. HEYCO will receive a $75,000 performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund to help support the new plant. The project will also receive additional funding from the North Carolina Community College System, Commerce’s Division of Workforce Solutions, and Gaston County.

In a recent quote, Daniel Dittmar, CEO & President of HEYCO-Werk USA, said, “We are thrilled to expand our manufacturing footprint to North Carolina and join the close network of German-based manufacturers in the region. The new plant will play an important strategic role within the HEYCO Group and to our customers. With this latest investment we set an important milestone for the future of HEYCO, ensuring both strategic growth as a Tier 1 automotive supplier, and the long-term success of our company and our employees. HEYCO benefits from the central location that provides access to major hubs to our specialized supply chains and strong customer base. We are excited to invest in new technologies and to create high-quality manufacturing jobs in Gaston County.”

Investing in American Manufacturing - 2024

This map shows where manufacturers are choosing to invest their resources, whether they are building new production facilities or expanding existing plants.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

Sponsored Recommendations

Arc Flash Prevention: What You Need to Know

March 28, 2024
Download to learn: how an arc flash forms and common causes, safety recommendations to help prevent arc flash exposure (including the use of lockout tagout and energy isolating...

Reduce engineering time by 50%

March 28, 2024
Learn how smart value chain applications are made possible by moving from manually-intensive CAD-based drafting packages to modern CAE software.

Filter Monitoring with Rittal's Blue e Air Conditioner

March 28, 2024
Steve Sullivan, Training Supervisor for Rittal North America, provides an overview of the filter monitoring capabilities of the Blue e line of industrial air conditioners.

Limitations of MERV Ratings for Dust Collector Filters

Feb. 23, 2024
It can be complicated and confusing to select the safest and most efficient dust collector filters for your facility. For the HVAC industry, MERV ratings are king. But MERV ratings...