$26 million investment will create 88 jobs in Laurens.

PositionMotor City Racks, Laurens County, South Carolina

A supplier of automotive and industrial racking products will expand its S.C. footprint with new operations in Laurens County. Motor City Racks said in a news release from the S.C. Commerce Department that it will invest $26 million and create 88 new jobs.

Motor City Racks is a full-service manufacturer and supplier that provides custom automotive and agriculture packing solutions, the news release said. The company also specializes in custom fabrication, design services and laser operations.

Motor City Racks also operates a facility in Cherokee County. The company is headquartered in Warren, Mich.

"The executive management team of Motor City Racks, consisting of Johan and Ben Enns, is extremely excited for new operations in Laurens," Motor City Racks Controller Daniel Zavaros said in the news release. "The last nine years in South Carolina have been an incredible journey for Motor City Racks, and it would not have been possible without our outstanding South Carolina workforce.

Located at 366 Old Airport Road in Laurens, Motor City Racks' new facility will be its first operation in Laurens County. The facility will accommodate additional production capacity and growth that can accommodate increased demand.

"During our expansion initiatives, we plan to execute effectively while continuing to leverage our 20 years of experience in custom weld fabrication, our strong ties...

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