NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston region’s advanced materials sector has added a new key player, NexGen Composites, LLC. NexGen manufactures lightweight composite structural panels for a variety of commercial and military applications. NexGen also delivers complete composite structural solutions including design, engineering, manufacturing, outfitting, assembly and testing.
The company is launching its first S.C. operation in Charleston County at 7281 Cross Park Drive, North Charleston with an initial investment of $100,000 in the first two years. They are hiring five positions to start: three full-time manufacturing and two engineering/management roles. Additional local growth and investment is anticipated, including expanding to 18 jobs over the next five years. The company considered expanding in Dayton, Ohio, before deciding to locate in North Charleston.