How Many Jobs are Coming to Right to Work South Carolina?

South Carolina’s economy is always growing as a result of its Right to Work laws. And these three great businesses are proof of that! Businesses that are investing soon in Right to Work South Carolina are Arthrex, Citadel Brands, and Walmart. Altogether, they will create 1,016 new jobs. So these companies will be a great addition to the state’s economy!


Arthrex is creating 500 new jobs in Right to Work Pendleton, South Carolina as a result of a $100 million expansion here.

“This investment will help Arthrex better support the growth and development of new and innovative products that help surgeons treat their patients better. Arthrex has been committed to manufacturing quality products in the United States, and this represents that continued commitment.” […]

“Arthrex is on the cutting edge of orthopedic innovation and is a leader in our state’s booming life sciences sector. Today’s announcement by Arthrex not only proves that South Carolina has the business environment where life sciences companies can succeed, but that we have the talented workforce in place to handle the most innovative jobs. Team S.C. congratulates [them] on their continued success.”


Citadel Brands:

Citadel Brands is adding a new location in Right to Work Kingstree, South Carolina with a $7.5 million investment that will also create 116 new jobs.

“South Carolina has made a name for itself as a place where companies, big and small, want to do business. When a company like Citadel Brands LLC moves here and creates more than 100 jobs in a rural community, it shows the world that all of South Carolina is open for business. We look forward to watching the success of this great company here in our borders.” 



Walmart is investing $450 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Lyman, South Carolina. This will create 400 new jobs!

“Walmart ’s decision to grow its South Carolina presence and build a new distribution center in Spartanburg County is a tremendous reason to celebrate. This announcement speaks volumes to our state’s logistics advantages, infrastructure and business-friendly environment.” […]

“Along with strengthening Spartanburg’s robust logistics sector, this significant investment by Walmart continues a pattern of Spartanburg being increasingly connected to the larger, nationwide economy. We’re excited to welcome yet another project with global connections to our county.” 


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