Gnotec Group establish operations in US


Press Release, November 8th, 2018

Gnotec Group continues to grow and extends it footprint by opening manufacturing in South Carolina, USA.


Jörgen Oldenstedt, President and CEO of Gnotec Group, comments the establishment:

“This is an important step in Gnotec Group strategical direction as becoming a world class supplier to the Automotive and Commercial vehicle industry. By establishing a strong local team in South Carolina, we will significantly improve our capability to serve our North American customers and long-term business partners. “


The new operations will be in a 30,000-square-foot production facility at 152 Regional Parkway in Orangeburg, S.C., and is expected to come online in the second quarter 2019.

Johan Westerberg, is appointed as General Manager for operations in USA. Johan is coming from a position as GM, Gnotec Sweden.

Meeting at Gnotec Group HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden

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Mats Gerlam, Sweden representative, Central SC Alliance, Johan Westberg, General Manager, Gnotec Inc, Martin Sailer, Member of the Board, Frauenthal, Claes Gabrielsson, CFO, Gnotec Group, Jörgen Oldenstedt, CEO, Gnotec Group, David King, VP Marketing, Central SC, Gregg Robinson, Executive Director, Orangeburg County Development, Fredrik Sidahl, CEO, FKG, Jon Baggett, Senior Project Manager, South Carolina Department of Commerce

Gnotec Group is a leading International manufacturer of metal components to the demanding Automotive and Commercial Vehicle industry. Our operations in Sweden, Slovakia and China has more than 800 employees and offers state of the art technology in Automatic pressing, Welding and assembly. We offer processes and solutions for different materials, thicknesses, complexities and applications. High Automation together with Lean manufacturing, Continuous improvement and Zero Defect Principle are our DNA at each plant and performed by highly skilled employees. Among our clients, you will find leading OEM manufacturers like Volvo Car Corporation, Geely, CEVT, Jaguar/Land Rover, AB Volvo, Scania, Renault, DAF, MAN, Autoliv, Joyson, etc.


For further information, please contact:

Jörgen Oldenstedt, President and CEO Gnotec Group,, Mobile  +46 (0)70 556 80 33

Johan Westberg, General Manager Gnotec Inc,
Phone: +46 (0)10 498 1100