I.T.I Hydraulik brings 30 jobs, $1M investment to Williamsburg Co.

ANDREWS, SC (WMBF) - A maker of hydraulic cylinders and power units for elevators has announced Tuesday it will be establishing a new facility in Williamsburg County.

The establishment of I.T.I Hydraulik will result in a $1 million investment and generate 30 new jobs in the area.

Officials said I.T.I Hydraulik's new facility will be the first of its kind in the U.S. The company will occupy the former Cannon Knits building, located at 207 Seaboard Rd. in Andrews.

"We are excited about opening our new facility in South Carolina. Demand for our products and services continues to increase, and this new facility will help us meet current demand and position us for future growth. Williamsburg County provided us with an excellent location and both Williamsburg and Georgetown counties have a workforce that will suit our needs," Jean-Jacques Fremeaux, general manager for I.T.I. Hydraulik, said.

A spokesperson for the company said it plans to begin hiring positions immediately. Officials said the company will be filling machinist, welder and assembler positions.

Those interested in working for the company should contact the Kingstree Workforce Center at 843-546-8581.

Copyright 2010 WMBF News. All rights reserved.