Here’s What’s in Store for Right to Work South Carolina

Businesses are always investing in South Carolina as a result of its Right to Work laws. Some of the most recent investments come from Chief Buildings, MycoWorks, and Fiber Industries, as well as Shamrock Technologies. Altogether, these four companies will invest a total of $178.5 million. In addition, they will also create a total of 570 new jobs.

Read on to learn more about each individual investment.

Chief Buildings:

Chief Buildings is investing $22.1 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Lancaster, South Carolina. This will create 102 new jobs!

“South Carolina’s manufacturing industry continues to grow at record pace. We are excited to welcome Chief Buildings to the roster of companies that make premier products within our borders. Chief Buildings’ $22.1 million investment and creation of 102 new jobs in Lancaster County are cause for celebration, and we look forward to what the future has in store for them.” […]

“We are thrilled that Chief Buildings has selected Lancaster County for their new facility! Chief Buildings’ investment in the I-77 region, after an extensive, multi-state site selection process, sends a clear message that this is an ideal location to do business, especially for small and midsized manufacturers. Welcome to South Carolina.”



MycoWorks is investing $107 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Union, South Carolina. This will also create 400 new jobs.

“We are at a time of great transformation among various industries, and companies like MycoWorks are paving the way in their arena.” […]

“We say the Upstate is where manufacturing and technology intersect, and MycoWorks is showing it by choosing to scale up in Union County. Their sustainable biotechnology products add high-tech opportunities to the region’s vibrant engineered materials ecosystem.”


Fiber Industries:

Fiber Industries is investing $30 million in order to expand in Right to Work Darlington, South Carolina. This will also create 50 new jobs!

“South Carolina has a long and storied history as a textile manufacturing leader, and this expansion by Fiber Industries builds on that tradition. The expansion of Fiber Industries’ operation is tremendous news for Darlington County, and we look forward to the positive difference that these new jobs will make for our economy and communities.” […]

“Darlington County Council is pleased that Fiber Industries, a production leader in high-quality polyester staple, chose in 2017 to reopen the former Wellman Industries plant located in Darlington, S.C. Their commitment to excellence has allowed them to grow and, to date, create nearly 300 full-time jobs. Fiber Industries’ expansion announcement of more than $30 million and over 50 new jobs is great news. We celebrate their decision to continue to invest in Darlington County. […] We look forward to their continued success.”


Shamrock Technologies:

Shamrock Technologies is investing $19.4 million in order to locate to Right to Work Gray Court, South Carolina. This will also create 18 new jobs.

“Shamrock Technologies is excited to be making our next investment in Laurens County as we expand our global footprint to prepare for future growth. With the highly supportive business environment and the ready availability of local professional talent, we look forward to developing and launching our new series of green and biobased specialty products in support of the circular economy right here in South Carolina.” […]

“Companies like Shamrock Technologies, Inc. are attracted to South Carolina thanks to our top-notch business environment. I congratulate the company on their new operations and look forward to the impact they will make in the Laurens County community.”


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