ROCK HILL Transaxle Manufacturing of America Corporation, a maker of vehicle transaxles, is investing $7.5 million over the next five in its Rock Hill plant at the Waterford Industrial Park.
We are pleased to move forward with this additional investment which will allow us to meet the needs of customers who manufacture vehicles used in a wide range of applications in the utility vehicle and compact utility tractor markets. This investment will continue to allow us to manufacture high-quality transaxles to meet demanding customers needs. South Carolina and York County have always provided us with an excellent business environment and available labor force. We appreciate all the support weve received from state and local officials in making this project a reality, said Steven E. Pehowski, president of Transaxle Manufacturing of America.
Since January 2011, South Carolina has recruited more than $7 billion in capital investment and more than 18,000 jobs in the manufacturing sector, according to the states Department of Commerce.
Transaxle Manufacturing of America was formed in July 2001 to be a supplier of high-quality, cost effective transaxles to meet the needs of customers who manufacture vehicles used in a wide range of applications in the lawn and garden and recreational markets.