Schaffner MTC Transformers creating 79 jobs in Wytheville

WYTHEVILLE, Va. — Schaffner MTC Transformers will invest $3.1 million to expand its operation in the Town of Wytheville in Wythe County. The developer and manufacturer of standard and custom components and high-performance transformers is expected to create 79 new jobs paying above the average prevailing wage in the region.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said, “Helping advanced manufacturing companies like Schaffner MTC Transformers expand and create jobs in communities that need them is a key component of my administration’s efforts to build a new Virginia economy. Schaffner MTC Transformers has been a pillar of the Wytheville region’s business community for 30 years, and this expansion should send a message to companies all over the world about the clear benefits of locating and growing in Southwest Virginia.”

Schaffner MTC Transformers was founded in 1985 in Wytheville. The company began manufacturing and repairing small dry-type transformers for various industrial, utility and OEM customers and became known for strong technical capability, flexible product offerings and responsive customer service.

Source: Virginia Governor’s press release

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