45 new jobs coming to Dorchester County in auto manufacturing

Summerville, S.C. (WCIV) — Paul Bippus GmbH, a manufacturer of precision automotive parts, announced it is launching new production operations in Dorchester County.

The company's $16.1 million investment is projected to create 45 new jobs.

The company will be constructing a 42,000-square-foot facility in the Muckenfuss Industrial Park in Summerville for its new operations to supply Robert Bosch LLC.

It will be the first U.S. plant for the German manufacturer.

Founded in 1958, Paul Bippus GmbH produces precision turned parts for automotive manufacturing applications, including starters, braking systems, fuel injection systems and more.

Hiring for the new positions should begin in the fourth quarter of 2018, and interested applicants should email hiring@bippus.com for more information.

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