A Spanish-owned manufacturer of freight elevators and conveyors is investing $1.5 million to open a sales office in Fairfield County.

Gov. Nikki Haley's office said it will be Hidral USA Inc.'s first facility in North America.

The company plans to create 25 jobs over five years and eventually manufacture goods in Ridgeway. Its 18,000-square-foot facility will be at 500 Tillessen Blvd.

The company is a subsidiary of Hidral SA, which is based in Seville, Spain.

Hidral USA is seeking South Carolina employees for positions in engineering, drafting, administration, logistics, production, purchasing and quality.

Interested applicants can send their resumes to: applications@hidral.us.com.