“We are extremely pleased to move forward with our plans to expand operations here in Greenville County, as this initiative will allow us to grow in size, service capabilities and profitability while delivering industry leading coating capabilities to our customers,” said Ray Monahan, president of Ionic Technologies. “Greenville County and South Carolina have provided an excellent home for our growing business, and we appreciate all the support we have received from the Greenville Area Development Corporation, Department of Commerce, the City of Greenville and other officials.”
Ionic Technologies will expand its current facility at 207 Fairforest Way from 18,000 square feet to approximately 38,000 square feet, completely updating and upfitting the space to a state-of-the-
“It’s exciting to see a company like Ionic Technologies increase its footprint and create new jobs in Greenville,”
In 2011, South Carolina recruited more than $4.7 billion in investment and more than 13,000 new jobs in the manufacturing sector.
Founded in 1998 through a partnership with Aalberts Industries of Doorn, Netherlands, Ionic Technologies is a part of the Aalberts Group, which employs over 12,000 associates worldwide with annual sales exceeding 2 billion Euros. The company’s numerous advanced certifications include ISO-9001, ISO/TS16949, AS9100C, and NADCAP, indicative of the organization’
Ionic Technologies has been an industry leader in heat treating and coating services to major manufacturers for years. The company’s client list includes such notables as GE Aviation, GE Power, Siemens, Rolls Royce, Michelin, Alcoa, US Engine Valve and Boeing. The organization works extensively with multiple NASCAR racing teams, conducts research and development work with Clemson University, provides bearings for every Airbus jetliner, and even has provided heat-treated parts for NASA’s Mars lunar rover.
An additional 13 -15 new jobs will be created as the expanded facility becomes fully operational. Positions will include heat treating technicians, shift leaders, and apprentices with highly competitive pay packages, and a full benefit package is also included.
“We are pleased that Ionic Technologies has chosen to expand their successful operations here in Greenville County,” said Chris Riley, chairman of the Greenville Area Development Corporation. “Their decision to add quality new jobs here is an important affirmation of one of the county's focus areas -- growing our advanced manufacturing base. Ionic is an innovation-driven enterprise with deep Upstate roots, and a prized member of our business community.”
The company will begin hiring for new positions in July, at which time further details will be released on how individuals interested in job opportunities with Ionic Technologies should apply.
For more information on Ionic Technologies, please visit www.ionic-tech.com.
The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County. Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 15,000 new jobs and more than $2.6 billion in capital investment in Greenville County. To learn more, visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008.