Gusmer Enterprises says it will create 73 new jobs in Catawba County.
The company will invest $26.5 million to build a production facility in Hickory. Gusmer is a supplier of fermentation, filtration and processing aids and equipment for the beverage, food and pharmaceutical industries worldwide.
The 135,000-sq. ft. GMP manufacturing facility in Hickory will be Gusmer’s third plant and will support the production of filtering devices for liquids including COVID-19 treatments.
“Hickory and Catawba County provide access to a skilled workforce, competitive cost structure, and a real estate solution that met our aggressive timeline and workforce needs,” Marla Gusmer Jeffrey, President of Gusmer Enterprises, said in a statement.