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.”



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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. 

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