Chinese firm JGBR to produce 400 tons of steel balls in Colleton County, creating 65 new jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – JGBR, a manufacturing company headquartered in Rugao, China, has announced the establishment of its South Carolina operations. The company is investing $7.2 million to establish a facility in Colleton County, creating 65 new jobs. Contact JGBR for jobs here.

Supplying a global market, JGBR manufactures high-precision steel balls and ball bearings with a focus on the mechanical and automotive markets. This new Colleton County operation will serve not only North America, but the Mexican and South American markets as well.

Located at 1310 N. Jefferies Boulevard in Walterboro, S.C., the 240,000-square-foot facility will be situated across nine acres. The company plans to begin operations in Colleton County later this year with a goal of full production by early 2017.

Once fully operational, JGBR plans to produce 400 tons of steel balls every month at the Walterboro facility.

READ MORE of this story at South Carolina Department of Commerce. Photo courtesy of JGBR.

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