Charlotte, North Carolina -- Getzner Werkestoffe GmbH, a firm which makes polyurethane vibration control components has opened an office in Charlotte, the firm said in a statement.
The office will be headed by Andreas Denk, president of the newly formed Getzner USA Inc, said the firm. Denk has worked for Getzner since 2002 and been responsible for the US sales since 2009.
Getzner said it has been active in the US market for 20 years and is budgeting for $1.5m turnover from the new subsidiary with 50% year on year growth in the medium term. Production and development will remain at its head quarters in Buers, Austria, the firm added. The US division will concentrate on project management and sales in the US and Canada, said Getzner.