Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), a leading manufacturer of premium vehicle chassis, today announced plans to expand operations in Cherokee County. The more than $13.9 million investment is expected to create 193 new jobs.
“Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) is grateful and proud to partner with Cherokee County and South Carolina Department of Commerce to expand our operations in Gaffney S.C.,” said –Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation President and CEO Jeff Sather. “At FCCC, we take pride in everything we do and are driven by a deep desire to innovate to meet the needs of our customers, lead the market and deliver memories, one ride at a time. We’re thrilled that this expansion will allow us to grow our team and continue to invest in the industry and in South Carolina”
Established in 1995, FCCC is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC and currently employs more than 1,000 team members at its headquarters located at 552 Hyatt Street in Gaffney, S.C.
FCCC is a leading manufacturer of premium chassis for the luxury RV, school bus, commercial bus and walk-in van markets. As a leader in diesel and gasoline engine powered chassis, FCCC is also on the leading edge of alternative propulsion vehicle design and manufacturing, including propane, natural gas and all-electric chassis.
The company’s expansion is expected to be completed by early 2022. Individuals interested in joining the FCCC team should visit Daimler’s careers webpage.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits and a $200,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant for building and site improvements.