German-based TIGGES Launches in Greenville County, S.C.
TIGGES USA, LLC, a subsidiary of Wuppertal, Germany-based TIGGES GmbH, will establish its first North American facility at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville County.
“We are pleased to establish our first American facility in South Carolina’s Upstate, and are particularly excited to be locating here in Greenville County at CU-ICAR,” says John Ferrell, Jr., general manager of TIGGES USA. “This strategic expansion will help us meet accelerating demand for fasteners and connecting elements needed by our core automotive, aerospace and marine industry customers, and Greenville County provides us with an excellent business environment, a top-notch workforce and exceptional market access. We look forward to becoming a part of the Palmetto State’s business community.”
The company’s new Greenville location at CU-ICAR will be a technical sales office to drive supply chain efficiency and improve customer service to North American customers, and complements the company’s current international portfolio locations in Germany, Malaysia, Japan and Taiwan.
With the addition of TIGGES USA Inc., CU-ICAR now boasts 18 corporate campus partners from around the world.
Illustration by TIGGES USA
Compiled from Greenville Area Development Corp. press release.