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Horton Holding, Inc. Locating New Operations In Oconee County

Horton Holding, Inc., a premium provider of engine-cooling solutions, announced plans to locate new operations in Oconee County, creating 125 new jobs.

Horton Holding manufactures and markets fan drives, fans, and related components for the on-highway, off-highway, and industrial sectors. Serving manufacturers of trucks, buses, off-road equipment, and more, the company operates more than 15 facilities worldwide and has a global network of more than 900 distributor locations.

Horton Holding's new, 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility is expected to come online in early 2020.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has awarded a $540,000 Set Aside grant to Oconee County to assist with the costs of site preparation and building construction.

"Horton is thrilled about opening a new manufacturing facility in Oconee County," said Cordell Dietz, Horton president and CEO. "This plant will position Horton well to meet our growth objectives over the coming years. The decision to build here was driven by the experienced industrial support we saw within the community. We are not only excited to tap into that, but also look forward to becoming a key contributor to the Oconee County community."