A nearly $14 million investment to create 193 jobs for Gaffney.

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., a manufacturer of vehicle chassis, today announced plans to expand operations in Cherokee County. An investment of more than $13.9 million is expected to create 193 new jobs, according to the S.C. Commerce Department.

Established in 1995, the company is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC and currently employs more than 1,000 at its headquarters, 552 Hyatt St. in Gaffney, according to a news release.

Freightliner Custom Chassis makes chassis for the luxury RV, school bus, commercial bus and walk-in van markets.

The company's expansion is expected to be completed by early 2022, the release said.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits and a $200,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant for building and site improvements.

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