Greenville County Press Release
Master Gage & ToolCo. Relocates Southeastern Operations Office to Greenville County
Company expects to accelerate growth with new sales, service, repair and training facility in Greenville County
GREENVILLE, S.C. – August 1, 2018 – Master Gage and Tool Co. (MG&T), which provides high-quality tooling and gaging products, repair and calibration services to meet a diverse range of customers’ precision manufacturing requirements, has relocated operations from Charlotte, N.C. to a new and expanded presence in Greenville County, S.C.
Founded in 1986, MG&T is a leading distributor of dimensional measurement and specialty tooling products used in a range of industries including automotive, aerospace, defense, healthcare, food and pharmaceuticals, among others. The new Greenville operations will allow MG&T to provide comprehensive sales, service, training, and repair capabilities to organizations across the Southeast. The company’s new operations will be located at 30-A Cessna Court in Greenville.
Headquartered in Danville, Virginia, MG&T is a Woman-Owned Business with long standing participation in the American Measuring Tool Manufacturers Association, and primarily serves manufacturers across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states. Their offices and metrology centers provide specialty gage design and build resources, and their long standing relationships with gage and inspection equipment manufacturers provide competitive pricing and optimal delivery times. MG&T is committed to providing customers with the highest quality products and service, and to do so in accordance with all applicable ISO/IEC 17025 standards, regulations and acceptable guidelines recognized by A2LA.
MG&T’s extensive accreditations include all mechanical and dimensional calibration and inspection services in lab and on-site at customer facilities. On-site services include optical comparators, hardness testers, surface plates, vision measurement systems, coordinate measuring systems and hand measuring tools.
“This relocation and expansion of our Southeastern operations to Greenville County represents an important step forward in the growth of our business,” said Marnie Lands, Greenville Office Director for MG&T.
“We have found Greenville County and South Carolina to be an ideal location for our rapidly growing enterprise, and a welcoming and pro-business location to engage with and serve customers as we focus efforts on meeting growing demand from customers across the entire region,” Ms. Lands added. “We appreciate the support of the Greenville Area Development Corporation, Greenville County, and all who helped make this announcement a reality.”
While investment and employment plans for the new Greenville operations were not disclosed, MG&T expects to have a “significant and growing presence and investment in our operations here, and to create a meaningful number of additional skilled and professional positions in Greenville county over the next several years,” said Ms. Lands.
“County Council is pleased to welcome Master Gage & Tool to Greenville County with its renowned precision tooling and gaging capabilities,” said H.G. “Butch” Kirven, Chairman of Greenville County Council. “We are pleased that such an outstanding family-owned organization chose to do business in our community and we appreciate the additional capital investment and employment opportunities their relocation here means for our citizens. The company's selection of Greenville county reflects the high caliber of our workforce, our diverse advanced manufacturing base, and the unparalleled quality of life unique to our area.”
“With its rich environment of advanced manufacturing, Greenville is the perfect setting for MG&T to grow and enhance their business as they join a distinguished list of companies that have chosen to invest and reinvest in our community,” said Greenville Mayor Knox White. “In addition to being uniquely positioned for continued success in their industry, they are committed to making a meaningful contribution to the economic vitality of the city and county and to finding opportunities to make a positive impact on our community.”
Hiring details for the additional positions to be filled will be announced in the near future, according to Ms. Lands. For more information about Master Gage & Tool, visit them at www.mastergt.com.
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The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County. Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 23,000 new jobs and more than $4 billion in capital investment in Greenville County, SC. To learn more, please visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008.