With a concentration of skilled engineering talent and technical workers, Charleston area companies excel at component manufacturing, vehicle assembly, and the remanufacture/maintenance of automotive parts.
The Charleston region is home to global 65+ automotive OEM companies and component manufacturers. Our central East Coast location and access to the Southeast, one of the fastest-growing markets in the U.S., are strategic advantages. The Port of Charleston offers the deepest harbor in the south Atlantic and provides global access to 150+ countries.
“Our automotive components plant has been in Charleston over 40 successful years. Charleston is well positioned for automotive companies with a government that supports business development, and an area rich in historic and natural beauty that helps attract and attain talent.”
Peter von Wartenberg
Senior Vice President & Plant Manager
Robert Bosch, LLC
Nearly one-third of the U.S. population resides within 500 miles/800 kilometers of the Charleston region. Thousands of technically-skilled workers call Charleston home, making it an easy choice for Mercedes-Benz Vans, Volvo, and others.See Who's Here