Here’s the Latest on South Carolina’s Right to Work Economy!

It’s a well-known fact that companies choose Right to Work states over others, and it’s no surprise as to why, either. After all, Right to Work states encourage competition and drive down costs, all while providing great opportunities for workers. South Carolina, being a Right to Work state, also offers these benefits. So some of the most recent South Carolina investments are coming from WingIts, Laserform & Machine, EA Sween Company, and Trison Wells.

Read on in order to learn more about these!


WingIts is investing $7.4 million in order to establish operations in Right to Work Andrews, South Carolina. This will also create 40 new jobs!

“WingIts is excited to call the Palmetto State, the town of Andrews and Georgetown County home to our new 50,000-square-foot North American distribution center. The Georgetown County Economic Development and the S.C. Department of Commerce teams helped make this property acquisition a smart move and easy business decision for us as we continue our successful journey and expansion. We look forward to joining the state and the local community and to many years of success in South Carolina.” […]

“Congratulations to WingIts on their new operations in Georgetown County. This great company is a leader in their field, and we are excited to have them join our impressive roster of manufacturing companies in South Carolina.”


Laserform & Machine:

Laserform & Machine is investing $5 million toward an expansion in Right to Work Columbia, South Carolina, creating 51 new jobs.

“We are excited to partner with Richland County in expanding our Columbia operations. LaserForm & Machine’s expansion represents a significant investment in our associates and manufacturing capabilities which will allow us to not only continue to meet current market demand but position us to aggressively pursue future opportunities. It is reassuring to know our operations are in a county that comes alongside its resident business partners to support growth in the county and this state.” […]

“We are excited to see LaserForm & Machine grow in Richland County. When an existing industry expands within our borders, it exemplifies the message that South Carolina is an ideal location for companies to find success. Congratulations to LaserForm & Machine’s $5 million additional investment and 51 new jobs.”


EA Sween Company:

EA Sween Company is investing $38 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Hodges, South Carolina. This will also create 300 new jobs!

“EA Sween Company’s $38 million investment and the 300 new jobs they are creating are big wins not just for Greenwood County, but for all of South Carolina. We are excited to welcome them to Greenwood County and look forward to a strong business partnership for many years to come.” […]

“EA Sween Company’s decision to locate their newest facility in Greenwood shows that the Upstate continues to be a key location for food and beverage companies. Our region’s proximity to consumer markets and logistical advantages, combined with an available, trained workforce, makes Upstate South Carolina an ideal location as companies look for an East Coast location. Congratulations to Greenwood County on this great win.”


Trison Wells:

Trison Wells is investing $1.2 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Walterboro, South Carolina. This will create 35 new jobs!

“South Carolina continues to lead the manufacturing renaissance, particularly with companies using innovative and high-tech processes. We’re excited to welcome Trison Wells to one of our state’s rural communities and are looking forward to the positive impact they will make in Colleton County and beyond.” […]

“Congratulations to Colleton County on the announcement of new investment and new jobs with Trison Wells, which will be an asset to our diverse regional industrial community. SouthernCarolina Alliance looks forward to working with the county, the state and the company to ensure prime conditions for growing their operations in our region.”


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