a designer and manufacturer of solar power mounting systems, will
establish a production and distribution facility in Shelby, N.C.,
according to the office of Gov. Bev Perdue, D-N.C.
In July, Schletter announced it was moving its U.S. headquarters to an East Coast city that, at the time, had yet to be disclosed.
company plans to create 305 jobs in North Carolina by the end of 2016,
and invest more than $27 million in its Cleveland County facility. The
project was made possible in part by state grants from the Job
Development Investment Grant and the One North Carolina Fund, Perdue's
The new facility will serve as the production and
distribution hub of Schletter's East Coast operations and house all
functions required to produce the company's eight types of solar
mounting systems. In addition to the manufacturing operations, the
Shelby location will become Schletter's U.S. headquarters.
SOURCE: SOLAR INDUSTRY