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FOMAS, Inc. Growing Existing York County Operations 

Investment of $2.5 Million to Expand Machining Capacity 

1/31/2018 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – FOMAS, Inc., a custom manufacturer of seamless rolled rings, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in York County. The $2.5 million investment is expected to create more than 10 new jobs in the coming years.

Based in York County, FOMAS, Inc. was formerly known as Ajax Rolled Ring and Machine, Inc. before being acquired in December 2014 by Italy-based FOMAS SpA. A designer and manufacturer of seamless rolled rings in a variety of steels, the company supports the construction, gears and transmission, transportation, mining and power generation markets.

Located at 500 Wallace Way in York, S.C., the company will be expanding its machining capacity by 10 percent and remodeling its facility to accommodate increased customer demand. For more information on FOMAS, Inc., visit www.fomasgroup.com.

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“We are proud to see that our business development actions have brought not only an increase in customer demand but also in volumes. The expansion of our machining capability will support us even more with delivering turnkey solutions to our clients.” –FOMAS Group Vice President and CEO Jacopo Guzzoni

“This partnership between FOMAS, Inc. and our great state continues to be a win-win. In South Carolina, we’ve created one of the friendliest environments for business in the world, and that’s why companies of all shapes and sizes continue to find success within our borders.” –Gov. Henry McMaster 

“South Carolina continues to lead the nation’s manufacturing resurgence, and today’s announcement from FOMAS, Inc. only reinforces that fact. Congratulations to FOMAS on this landmark expansion.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“York County is excited to see FOMAS, Inc. expand as they make this new $2.5 million investment and create new jobs within our community. Their strong manufacturing offerings continue to be great news for our county and our state, and we look forward to watching them grow.” –York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell


FIVE FAST FACTS

  • FOMAS, Inc. is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in York County.
  • $2.5 million investment to create more than 10 new jobs.
  • FOMAS is a custom manufacturer of seamless rolled rings.
  • Located at 500 Wallace Way in York, S.C, the company will be expanding its machining capacity to accommodate increased customer demand.
  • For more information on the company, visit www.fomasgroup.com

 

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