Economic Development Report: Consumer Goods Company Comes to South Carolina | New

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(The Center Square) – Consumer goods firm Malouf Companies will invest $ 47 million to establish operations in South Carolina.

The investment is expected to create 240 jobs in Laurens.

“Our South Carolina plant offers many of the same advantages and opportunities that we have in North Carolina, but gives us more space under one roof,” said Ryan Egbert, national distribution manager for Malouf, in a statement. “This space will streamline our supply chain process by allowing us to consolidate all of our specialty retail products into one location for East Coast execution. We are excited to be at Laurens and hope to make an impact. positive on the community, as we have done in our other sites. ”

The Economic Development Coordinating Council (CESC) approved a Rural Infrastructure Fund grant of $ 200,000 to Laurens County to assist with the project.

South Carolina Prestage Farms: The pork and poultry producer will invest $ 150 million to build a processing plant in Camden. The investment is expected to create 292 jobs in Kershaw County. The CCDE approved undisclosed job development credits for the project. Kershaw County received a grant of $ 1.2 million for project expenses.

Nestle: The food company will invest $ 100 million to expand in Gaffney. The investment is expected to create approximately 160 jobs in Cherokee County. The Gaffney plant produces frozen main dishes for the Stouffer’s and Lean Cuisine brands. The CCDE approved undisclosed job development credits for the project.

Pharmaceutical company Nephron: The producer of generic respiratory drugs will invest more than $ 100 million to open a factory that will produce medical-grade nitrile gloves in western Colombia. The investment is expected to create 250 jobs in Lexington County. The CCDE approved undisclosed job development credits for the project.

Sterlite Technologies Limited: The digital network integration company will invest $ 23 million to set up in Lugoff. The investment is expected to create 120 jobs in Kershaw County. The CCDE approved undisclosed job development credits for the project. Kershaw County received a grant of $ 300,000 for project expenses.

BRN sleep products: The supplier and manufacturer of bedding products will invest more than $ 4 million to establish itself in Orangeburg. The investment is expected to create more than 300 jobs in Orangeburg County. The CCDE approved undisclosed job development credits for the project.

Epsilon: The information technology and services company will invest $ 2.6 million to locate in Greenville. The investment is expected to create 145 jobs in Greenville County.


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