COLUMBIA – Spartan Motors Inc., a leader in fleet, work truck and specialty service vehicle manufacturing, is establishing operations in Charleston County.
The $1.15 million investment is expected to create 308 new jobs.
In 1975, Spartan Motors, Inc. began as a designer and builder of custom fire truck cabs and chassis. Today, the company is a North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and retail vehicle industries -- including last-mile delivery, specialty service and vocation-specific, upfit segments - as well as for the emergency response and recreational vehicle markets.
Located at 6555 Fain St. in North Charleston, Spartan Motors’s Charleston County operations will include production of industry-specific custom shelving, lighting and ergonomic design services for commercial vehicles.
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Individuals interested in joining the Spartan Motors, Inc. team can visit https://www.spartanmotors.com/careers/.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded Charleston County a $100,000 Set-Aside grant to assist with costs of building improvements.
"Spartan Motors is pleased to add North Charleston to our growing global manufacturing footprint. We are big believers in the skilled tradespeople of North Charleston and the larger region, and we know the talent available here will allow us to manufacture to the standard of excellence our customers have come to expect,” Spartan Motors President and Chief Executive Officer Daryl Adams
“South Carolina’s automotive industry continues to grow, and this announcement by Spartan Motors Inc. is a further testament to all we’ve been able to accomplish in South Carolina. These 300 new jobs will make a significant difference in the Lowcountry, and we’re excited to see what the future has in store for Spartan Motors Inc.," Gov. Henry McMaster said.