Denkai America, Inc. expanding operations in Kershaw County

June 20, 2021

$14 million investment will create 10 new jobs

Denkai America, Inc., a subsidiary of Nippon Denkai, Ltd., announced plans to expand operations in Kershaw County. The $14 million investment will create 10 new jobs.

Operating for more than 40 years, Denkai America, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-quality electrodeposited copper foils for printed circuit board, industrial and energy storage applications.

Located at 29 Battleship Extension Road in Camden, Denkai America, Inc.’s expansion will increase the company’s capability and capacity to meet growing demand for its anticipated business growth into the energy storage market segment. This includes the modernization of the current manufacturing facility and the construction of additional factory space. As a leading manufacturer of electrodeposited copper foil – a key component in lithium ion batteries which power electric vehicles – Denkai America, Inc. is uniquely positioned to participate in the rapidly growing vehicle electrification market.

“Denkai America, Inc. is excited by the opportunity to revitalize our manufacturing facility and prepare for growth into new markets. On behalf of our CEO, Dr. Nakajima, I would like to extend our gratitude to the business development teams from the state of South Carolina and Kershaw County. The investment to our facility is necessary for ensuring continued prosperity and the ability to create additional high-quality jobs in Camden,” said Denkai America, Inc. Chief Operating Officer Michael Coll.

The expansion is expected to be completed by October 2022. Individuals interested in joining the Denkai America, Inc. team should visit the company’s careers webpage.