Linde Hydraulics Corporation Establishing New Facility in York County

Staff Report From York County CEO

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Linde Hydraulics Corporation, a global manufacturer of hydraulic and electronic drive systems, announced plans to locate new production operations in York County. The company’s $13.4 million investment is projected to create more than 60 new jobs.

As a technology leader in the field of medium and high pressure hydraulics, Linde Hydraulics sets standards with its systems for significant reductions in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. The company’s product portfolio includes hydraulic pumps, motors and valves, as well as electronic controls and peripherals. Linde Hydraulics is also a development partner and supplier to well-known manufacturers of mobile machinery, serving the agricultural, construction, mining and forestry markets.

Located at 1679 Overview Drive in Rock Hill, S.C., the company’s 67,200-square-foot facility is projected to come online before the end of this year. Hiring for the new positions is slated to begin simultaneously, and interested applicants can contact for more information.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.


“On behalf of our shareholders and Linde employees, we extend our thanks to the state of South Carolina and York County for assisting us in establishing this expansion in North America. Their welcoming attitude and assistance in securing the location and incentives were invaluable. We look forward to working with the local community and growing our business together.” –Linde Hydraulics Corporation President John Kumler

“Today, we celebrate the continued growth of South Carolina’s robust manufacturing sector. Linde Hydraulics is the latest industry leader to select our state for its operations, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome them to our dynamic business community.” –Gov. Henry McMaster

“From cars to planes and everything in-between, it’s been proven that in South Carolina, we make things and make them well. Congratulations to Linde Hydraulics, and we look forward to watching our world-class workforce succeed in producing quality products in York County.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“We couldn’t be more pleased that Linde Hydraulics has chosen York County for its new production operations. We are proud to see this global manufacturer expand its footprint to our area, bringing valuable jobs and investment into our community.” –York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell

“Thank you to Linde Hydraulics for choosing to add Rock Hill to their list of locations around the world. This new facility, and the jobs it will bring, is further proof that Rock Hill is moving forward as an inviting place for business investment. I look forward to welcoming the organization to our community.” –Rock Hill Mayor John Gettys