The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Lowcountry Economic Alliance are excited to announce DUER High Performance Composites, a maker of composite components, has established its new production facility in Beaufort County. The more than $1 million investment is expected to generate 47 new jobs.
“We look forward to getting our new operations up and running in Beaufort County,” said Tauri Duer, owner of DUER High Performance Composites. “South Carolina has provided us with an excellent business environment and we are proud to join the strengthening manufacturing community.
A growing focus on producing components that are lighter and stronger is creating a surge in the use of composite materials. We look forward to expanding our business here in the Lowcountry.
“New high wage jobs are exactly what we need in Beaufort County,” said Kim Statler, LowCountry Economic Alliance, Executive Director. “Landing a composite company in this County is a tremendous step in building a manufacturing business environment and diversifying our economy.”
“We are thrilled to see this high tech company producing such futuristic products come to Beaufort,” said Blakely Williams, Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO. “This is a wonderful opportunity for our region and we are excited to have such a pro-business environment to welcome DUER High Performance Composites.”
DUER High Performance Composites established its new operations in an existing building, located at 20 Eleanor Fine Road, in Beaufort. The company began operations in the new facility earlier this month.
“We are very excited to welcome DUER High Performance Composites to Beaufort County,” said Paul Sommerville, Chairman of Beaufort County Council. “Advanced, high-performance composites are being used today to construct state-of-the-art products in the marine, aviation and transportation sectors. Beaufort County is the ‘Right Place’ and this is the ‘Right Time’ for investment with others to come.”
The company has available positions and is currently accepting applications for the new positions. Anyone interested in job opportunities with the company should visit the company’s website at www.duer.co.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved a set aside grant of $50,000 for building upfit.
DUER is an industry leader in resin infusion, out of autoclave prepreg and resin film infusion. DUER High Performance Composites serves customers in the defense, marine, medical, industrial, transportation, automotive, architectural and alternative energy industries. For more information about DUER High Performance Composites, please visit www.duer.co.