November 3, 2016:
Audio-Technica Officially Opening New Operations in Berkeley County
MONCKS CORNER, SC – Audio-Technica, an industry leader in audio manufacturing, is officially opening its new Southeast distribution center tomorrow in Berkeley County. The $3.3 million project is expected to create six new positions in Berkeley County.
Established in 1962, Audio-Technica designs and manufactures a wide range of products, including high-performance microphones, headphones, phonographic magnetic cartridges and other audio equipment.
Located at 1325 Garrott Avenue in Moncks Corner, S.C., the new facility will augment Audio-Technica’s distribution center located at its U.S. corporate headquarters in Stow, Ohio. It will handle warehousing and distribution operations, as well as order processing. The 56,000-square-foot facility has seven loading docks and is designed to meet the increased market demand for Audio-Technica products.
For more information on Audio-Technica, visit www.audio-technica.com.
“With our continued growth, we needed to expand our distribution capabilities. The site in Moncks Corner is an ideal fit based on the favorable cost, availability of skilled labor and proximity of the Port of Charleston to our existing customer base. We are confident that this new location will meet the current and future needs of our customers and support our ongoing growth. We are excited to begin this new chapter.” –Audio-Technica US, Inc. Vice President of Operations Richard Sprungle
“Berkeley County is honored to have Audio-Technica call our community its new home. Today’s announcement and tomorrow’s event is further proof that Berkeley County is open for business and Berkeley County means business. From meetings with the company leadership over the last several months, I am extremely excited about the incredible partnership Berkeley County and Audio-Technica has formed and the job creation opportunities our residents will have for many years to come.” –Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Audio-Technica to the South Carolina family. Each time a company invests in our state and our people, it shows a commitment to our partnership, and we take that commitment seriously. We congratulate Audio-Technica on its decision to move here, and look forward to watching it grow here for many years to come.” –Gov. Nikki Haley
“Today’s announcement by Audio-Technica is a testament to the power of the Palmetto State’s strong logistics sector. Team South Carolina continues to invest in our state’s infrastructure and logistics assets, and this latest announcement is further proof that this strategy is paying off.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“SC Ports Authority congratulates Audio-Technica on the opening of its first distribution center in the Southeast and looks forward to serving its growing import needs through the Port of Charleston. We welcome Audio-Technica to the Lowcountry.” –South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Audio-Technica is officially opening its new distribution center in Berkeley County.
- $3.3 million investment to create six new positions.
- Audio-Technica is an industry leader in transducer technology and the development of high-performance audio equipment.
- Located at 1325 Garrott Avenue in Moncks Corner, the new 56,000-square-foot facility is designed to accommodate increased market demand.
- For more information on Audio-Technica, visit audio-technica.com.