100 New Jobs: Itron expanding in Oconee Co.

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OCONEE COUNTY (WSPA) – Itron – a company that produces devices to help make resourceful use of energy and water – will hire 100 people as it expands in Oconee County.

The company plans to invest $8 million into it’s location on South Highway 11 in West Union. It’s been part of the business community for more than 50 years according to the company.

Itron plans to produce natural gas meters at that location.

“We are proud of our roots in the area,” said Itron Oconee Senior Operations Manager Mike Higgins in a written statement, “and we are glad to support economic growth in South Carolina.”

No timetable for hiring the 100 openings was given in the news release. Itron referred anyone interested to the company website.

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