South Korean metals company opens first U.S. operation in North Carolina

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The South Korean metal fabrication company Heung II Industrial Co. Ltd. will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation on the site of a customer’s plant in the The United States. The company will spend $2.3 million and create 30 jobs inside the 440,000-square-foot plant owned by Doosan Infracore Portable Power in Statesville, North Carolina..
“Because of Doosan’s existing relationship with Heung II’s parent company, we were able to successfully recruit a manufacturer that might not otherwise have been on our radar,” says Michael Smith, executive director of Statesville Regional Development.