Valley Stream, New York 2021-06-22 08:59:21 –
Spartanburg County, South Carolina (WSPA) – Oshkosh Defense will establish a business in Spartanburg County and bring in more than 1,000 new jobs.
A subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation announced on Tuesday an investment plan of $ 155 million to establish a business in Spartanburg County.
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Defense is a tactical vehicle manufacturer specializing in the design and manufacture of a diverse portfolio of heavy, medium, light and highly protected vehicles and technologies for clients around the world. According to the press release From the governor’s office.
Located in the Flatwood Industrial Park in Spartanberg, Oshkosh Defense’s new business will support the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) program. The company will manufacture zero-emission battery-powered electric vehicles and fuel-efficient, low-emission internal combustion engine vehicles to replace USPS’s existing delivery vehicles.
“This announcement from Oshkosh Defense will accelerate the record pace of investment in Spartanberg County in 2021. The fact that Spartanberg County will play a role in the production of next-generation vehicles for the United States Postal Service will help us. The pride of the community and another notch. With Spartanberg caps nationwide. ”
David Brit, Parliamentarian and Economic Development Commission Chairman, Spartanberg
Production of NGDV is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2023. If you are interested in joining the Oshkosh Defense team, please visit readySC. Job site For more information.
The Economic Development Coordination Council has approved the project’s employment development credits. Spartanberg County was also awarded a $ 9 million reserve grant to support the costs associated with the project.
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