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As U.S. demand for Sprinter grows, Mercedes-Benz Vans readies its North Charleston manufacturing site

As U.S. demand for Sprinter grows, Mercedes-Benz Vans readies its North Charleston manufacturing site

David Wren
David Wren  Email  @David_Wren_
Jul 27 2016 10:13 am  Jul 27 7:14 pm

The reason Mercedes-Benz Vans decided to build a Sprinter manufacturing plant in North Charleston is simple: The U.S. market can’t seem to get enough of the tall, boxy commercial vehicles.

“Production follows the market,” Bobby Hitt, the state’s Commerce Secretary, said Wednesday as Mercedes-Benz Vans broke ground on a $500 million facility at Palmetto Commerce Park. “Companies want to produce where they sell.”

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