ERJ staff report (BC)
Sumter, South Carolina – Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. has said construction of its Sumter tire factory is ahead of schedule, according to Rubber & Plastics News.
Since groundbreaking took place in March, Conti has hired 50 for the factory and expects to have 300 employees at the site by the end of 2013.
â€œThis year we focused on hiring key members of our management team and a variety of engineers,â€ said Sumter Plant Manager Craig Baartman, whose position was announced in August. â€œWe…