The $4.5 million investment is expected to create 78 jobs over the next five years, according to a news release from the S.C. Commerce Department.
JIDA Industrial Solutions specializes in intelligent material handling with a focus on the automotive industry. Global Trade Logistics offers third-party logistics for companies, including supply chain distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, warehousing and truck parking, according to the release.
The two companies are operating out of a new facility, a 150,000-square-foot industrial space, part of which has been certified as a foreign trade zone, the release said.
“We are genuinely excited to join the thriving business community here in the Upstate of South Carolina,” Ben Jordan, vice president of JIDA Industrial Solutions, Inc. and president of Global Trade Logistics, said in the release. “The selection of this facility represents our commitment to long-term success in the region. We appreciate the collaboration with the Greenville Area Development Corporation. And, we owe a debt of gratitude to our commercial real estate brokers at Lyons Industrial Properties, without whose hard work and dedication we would not be here today.”