Here’s the Scoop on Right to Work South Carolina’s Economy

Companies are always investing in Right to Work South Carolina, and it’s no surprise as to why. After all, this state provides plenty of economic advantages, thanks to Right to Work policies. The most recent business investments come from Builders FirstSource and Shaw Industries, as well as Tiger Companies. Altogether, these three companies will create a total of 487 new jobs. So this is great news!

Read on to learn more.

Builders FirstSource:

Builders FirstSource is investing $16 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Yemassee, South Carolina, creating 126 new jobs.

“We are excited for the opportunity to expand our footprint in South Carolina. Builders FirstSource is invested in building communities, and our growth in South Carolina not only benefits the people of Jasper County, but our business as well. We look forward to a continued successful partnership with Jasper County.” […]

“Manufacturing continues to be a catalyst for investment and jobs across all areas of South Carolina. Builders FirstSource’s new operations in Jasper County are a testament to the business-friendly environment Team S.C. continues to cultivate.” […]

“SouthernCarolina Alliance congratulates Jasper County and Builders FirstSource on bringing good jobs to our area. Every job created affects the future of a local family, so we are excited to share in the good news of 126 new jobs in Yemassee.”


Shaw Industries:

Shaw Industries is investing $400 million in order to expand in Right to Work Aiken, South Carolina. This will also create 300 new jobs!

“Our expansion in Aiken represents a significant, long-term investment in our people and processes that will allow us to meet current and future projected market demand for high-quality carpet products. This investment positions Shaw well for the future and represents tremendous career opportunities for current and future associates.” […]  

“South Carolina continues to provide the business climate where companies can find long-term success. Shaw has been a part of the Aiken community for nearly two decades which makes today’s announcement and the opportunities it represents even more exciting.” […]

“A company like Shaw has options where to deploy a job creation and capital investment opportunity of this significance. We are grateful they chose Aiken County. It shows a company that is pleased with the business conditions that Aiken County Council works hard to maintain. Congratulations to Shaw and Aiken County.” 


Tiger Companies:

Tiger Companies is investing $10.8 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Union, South Carolina, creating 61 new jobs!

“Following several years of considerable growth and after looking at countless locations, we are extremely happy to have found this facility and have been very impressed with the state and local government support along the way. This move finally realizes a long-held desire to relocate the business to premises that reflect Tiger Companies’ profile, to offer our valued customers a better facility for their business.” […]

“Businesses like Tiger Companies continue to come to our state and invest in our people because of all that South Carolina has to offer. We are thankful for their decision to do business in Union County. And, [we] look forward to what the future will bring for this fantastic company and their leadership.”  


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