Torque USA LLC plans to open its first U.S. production
facility, investing about $553,000 to lease and equip a
30,000-square-foot plant in Huntington, Ind.
The company, a
subsidiary of Cheltenham, England-based Auger Torque Europe
Ltd., makes and distributes attachments for earthmoving
machinery, such as augers and drills.
Auger Torque, which
expects to begin production in the United States in October,
said the location will allow the company to expand its market
for trenching attachments and earth augers within the United
regulatory environment and skilled manufacturing work force
makes it the perfect place for us to establish our first U.S.
facility," Auger Torque USA president Todd Miller said in a
Founded in 1998, Auger Torque operates five other facilities
in the United Kingdom, Australia, China and Germany, and
exports its products to 70 countries.