Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC (“MBV”) is a plant in Ladson, South Carolina that assembles Sprinter vans for the U.S. and Canadian market. The midsize Mercedes-Benz Metris vans are also reassembled at this location.
Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC has invested more than 500 million U.S. dollars in the new Sprinter plant, which officially opened in 2018. Today the MBV facility provides more than 1,600 jobs and supports at least 600 additional jobs in the region through its suppliers. Representing an additional nearly $60 million investment, MBV Charleston was selected to be the first plant in Mercedes-Benz Vans global production network to produce the all-new eSprinter, beginning in the second half of 2023.
More than 300,000 Sprinter and Metris vans have been assembled in North Charleston and delivered to destinations across the U.S. since 2006. In 2021, the plant celebrated its 15-year legacy of SKD production in South Carolina. The U.S. is the second largest market for Sprinter vans, after Germany.