Hubner to invest $8.6M into Mt. Pleasant facility expansion

Hubner to invest $8.6M into Mt. Pleasant facility expansion

MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - A transportation supply manufacturing corporation is investing millions of dollars towards the expansion of its Mt. Pleasant facility.

Hubner Manufacturing Corporation announced  Thursday is will invest $8.6 million to expand its manufacturing facility on Wando Blvd. The investment is expected to create 50 new jobs, according to a release from the company.

The massive expansion will add an additional 55,261 square-feet to the already 100,000 square-foot facility, allowing the company to meet growing demand.

Hubner Manufacturing Company supplies products to bud, rail and air transportation industries.

Hubner USA was founded in Mt. Pleasant in 1995. It is owned by the Germany-based Hübner GmbH & Co., which operates in 12 countries.

Company officials did not say when the expansion is expected to be completed.

The company's Mt. Pleasant facility was previously expanded in 2010.

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