Project Summary

SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers, LLC is a joint venture between SGL Carbon and BMW Auto. The joint venture was formed to manufacture carbon fiber for use in the chassis of BMW's Megacity Vehicle.
The facility will be constructed just east of the Grant County International Airport and the first phase will employ 80 people. Several thousand tons of carbon fiber will be manufactured each year at the facility.

Construction began in July of 2010.

Updated: November 2017
NAICS: 335900- Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Employment: 129
Annual Payroll: $6,812,490

SOC Occupation % of Industry Average Yearly Salary
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 14.21% $35,420
51-2092 Team Assemblers 7.96% $31,920
51-1011  First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 3.76% $60,240
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3.32% $36,660
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers and Weighers 2.97% $40,500
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock and Material Movers, Hand 2.67% $34,150
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2.04% $37,070
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerks 1.87% $34,940
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1.56% $43,970
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking and Casting Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1.47% $34,370