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Techtronic Industries continues growth in Anderson County
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Engineered Plastic Components, Inc. launching Anderson County operations
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11/5/2015
Palmetto Engineering Expanding Upstate Operations
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11/5/2015
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5/12/2015
Techtronic Industries expanding operations in Anderson County
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5/12/2015
EuWe Eugen Wexler US Plastics, Inc.
For Immediate Release April 16, 2015 EuWe Eugen Wexler
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11/26/2014
FoxFarm Soil And Fertilizer Company Establishing Anderson County Manufacturing Facility
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5/23/2014
E & I ENGINEERING, LTD BRINGS $17 MILLION INVESTMENT AND 250 JOBS TO ANDERSON COUNTY
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5/23/2014
Duke Energy Carolinas to build natural gas plant in South Carolina
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5/15/2014
Electrolux Announces Additional $30 Million Investment in Anderson, SC
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3/31/2014
CRR Carbon Resources Recovery SC LLC opens a new facility in Anderson County
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2/11/2014
Orian announces expansion at Anderson County facility
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1/27/2014
Baldor Electric Company expanding Anderson County manufacturing facility
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1/21/2014
CHOMARAT North America expanding Anderson County facility
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1/21/2014
Bassmaster Classic returning to Upstate
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1/13/2014
PackIQ to expand Anderson County facility
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11/1/2013
Mergon Corporation expanding operations in Anderson County
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9/3/2013
Fraenkische Industrial Pipes expanding operations in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fraenkische Industrial Pipes today announced that it
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6/7/2013
Sekido Technology Corp. expands operations in Anderson County Company to invest $3.7 million, create new jobs
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6/7/2013
General Machine of Anderson expanding manufacturing operations
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SMF Inc. locating new production facility in Anderson County
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4/9/2013
McLaughlin Body Company establishing new facility in Anderson County
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3/21/2013
Anderson County Economic Development Ambassador
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2/21/2013
ANDERSON COUNTY JOINS OPPERMANN WEBBING, INC. IN CELEBRATING COMPLETION OF EXPANSION
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Oppermann Webbing Inc. expanding facility in Anderson County
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1/24/2013
MICHELIN TO INVEST $200 MILLION TO EXPAND
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9/19/2012
Watson Engineering Inc. expanding operations in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 19, 2012 – Watson Engineering Inc., a suppli
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8/21/2012
New Executive Director for the Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Lollis Metals Inc. expanding in Anderson County
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CEL Chemical & Supplies locating new operations in Anderson County
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Michelin to grow business in Anderson, Lexington Counties
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SCRA's Duke Energy Innovation Center Recognized for Outstanding Design
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Clemson and Innovate Anderson Sign MOU
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John Ballato Named Fellow of Optical Society
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ATI Wins $99 Million Navy Contract
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4/9/2013

McLaughlin Body Company establishing new facility in Anderson County

McLaughlin Body Company, a manufacturer of operator protection systems, will locate a new manufacturing facility in Anderson County. The $22 million investment is expected to generate 250 new jobs over the next five years. "The search for a new location was extensive and we felt South Carolina and Anderson County was the best choice for us," said John Mann, president of McLaughlin Body Company. "Our new location provides our company an excellent opportunity for business development in this region of the country. South Carolina also provides a great business environment and with the excellent training resources provided by the state, we are confident of being able to access the required skilled workforce that we need for our products. We sincerely appreciate all the support we've received from state and local officials." McLaughlin Body Company, based in Moline, Ill. since 1902, will locate their new subsidiary operation in the industrial park at 5121 Old Pearman Dairy Road, pending final approval by the Anderson County Council on April 15. The facility will manufacture operator stations and complex metal componentry. This location is strategically located to supply heavy-equipment manufacturers located in the southern and eastern regions of the U.S. The manufacturing facility will be the company's first operation outside of its home state. Additionally, the company is the first supplier of the new Caterpillar facility in Georgia to locate in South Carolina. "We understand what businesses need in order to do well, and that's why more firms like McLaughlin Body Company are choosing to establish operations in our state. We celebrate the company's decision to invest $22 million and create 250 new jobs in Anderson," said Gov. Nikki Haley. "Today's announcement is the result of Team South Carolina's efforts." Since January 2011, South Carolina has recruited more than $8 billion in capital investment and more than 21,000 jobs in the manufacturing sector. "Manufacturing continues to be a creator of wealth and jobs for South Carolina. McLaughlin Body Company's decision to locate new operations here provides another boost to our state's manufacturing renaissance and is another sign that firms see the Palmetto State as just right for business and just right to find success," said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. The expected date to have the facility fully operational is the first quarter of 2014. The new operation will create employment opportunities for a variety of skilled manufacturing and technical positions including engineering, robotic weld programming and welding. "We are very pleased to welcome the McLaughlin Body Company to Anderson County," said Anderson County Councilman Tommy Dunn. "After looking at several states in the Southeast, the company chose Anderson County as the home for their new facility. Attracting a company of this caliber and reputation to our county was a team effort with many partners, all of whom worked together to make this day a reality." The company will phase in hiring for the new positions as it ramps up to full production with various product introductions over the next several years. The initial hiring will commence in the third and fourth quarters of 2013, and the company will partner with readySC for recruitment and training for the new operation. The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved a Governor's Closing Fund grant for $4 million for building acquisition and approved job development credits. McLaughlin Body Company is a manufacturer of operator protection systems, including cab enclosures and metal components for construction, military, agriculture and other heavy-duty vehicles. For more information about the company, please visit www.mclbody.com.

 

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