R+L Carriers, a global logistics and shipping company, is expanding its current footprint in Hampton County, according to SouthernCarolina Alliance, lead organization for the SC. Promise Zone. To accommodate its continued growth, the company will be investing $7 million in the project, which will create 25 new jobs. and allow the company to build a new distribution terminal in Yemassee.
“Today’s announcement by R+L Carriers is another testament to the competitive business environment that South Carolina has to offer.,” Gov. Nikki Haley said in a news release. “We’re thrilled to see one of our existing companies succeed to the point that its able to grow here, and congratulate R+L’s leadership on its decision to continue to invest in South Carolina and our people.” Read more →
JUNE 9, 2016 | An expansion of the Bamberg County operations of Masonite International will create 50 new jobs over the next year, officials announced this month.
The company, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of decorative interior doors and entry door systems, says it expects additional growth in the future. Featuring a wide array of patented designs for frames, stain kits and building materials, Masonite International operates more than 70 locations around the world–with 37 sites in the United States alone. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., the company employs more than 10,000 people worldwide.
“South Carolina continues to build on its reputation as a leader in manufacturing, and Masonite’s decision to expand in Denmark is another big win for our state,” Gov. Nikki Haley said. “It’s special any time we see a company succeed and grow in one of our rural communities, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the 50 new jobs this expansion means for Bamberg County.”
The 50 new positions will allow Masonite’s Denmark, S.C.,facility to add another auto line shift. Additional growth and capacity increases are expected to take place through the first quarter of 2017. There are also plans for the creation of a weekend shift, which will require additional staffing in auxiliary support departments.
“Masonite is a fine company that has been an asset to our county,” said Bamberg County Council Chairman Isaiah Odom. “Every good job they provide in our area creates a better future for a family here, where Masonite continues to expand. We congratulate the company and want to help Masonite flourish in Bamberg County.”
If you are interested in applying for any of the new positions, visit the company’s careers page online for more information. Applications must be submitted in person at the facility, which is located at 1349 Locust Avenue in Denmark.
For more information on Masonite International, visit masonite.com.
Nupi Americas, Inc., to start warehousing, distribution operations
OCT. 22, 2015 | Nupi Americas, Inc., announced today it would invest $4.9 million in Hampton County to establish warehousing and distribution operations for piping and air-conditioning systems. Over the next five years, the business is expected to generate 37 new jobs, according to state officials
“It truly is a reason to celebrate when a company decides to invest in one of our rural counties,” said Gov. Nikki Haley. “We have always made it a priority to show the world that all of South Carolina is open for business, and Nupi America’s investment in Hampton County does exactly that. We’re thrilled to welcome Nupi America to the South Carolina family, and look forward to watching its operations in Hampton thrive and grow.” Read more →