InTech reports the new 45,600 square-foot facility will open later this year and be located in the city of Mauldin, S.C., located in Greenville County.
Doug Keith, president of Siemens“™ U.S.-based drive technologies division, told the website the company was looking for proximity to transportation infrastructure and a talent base of skilled workers.
The company also wanted to be close to educational institutions, a green-minded community and dedicated business partners, he said, according to the report.
Production will include assembly of the Simogear geared motors and helical bevel gears, used in conveyor systems for warehousing, logistics and distribution.
Airport baggage handling, automotive manufacturers and food and beverage processors also use the motors, the report said.