Major Investments Abound in Right to Work South Carolina

Businesses continue to invest in Right to Work South Carolina. Some of them are new to the state, while others are expanding current facilities. Businesses investing in Right to Work South Carolina are Highland Baking Company and Orion Performance Compounds, as well as Pepsi Bottling Ventures and Redwood Materials. Keep reading so you can find out how these business investments will leave a positive impact on the economy!

Highland Baking Company:

Highland Baking Company is investing $35 million in order to expand and create 80 new jobs in Right to Work Spartanburg, South Carolina.

“Highland Baking Company’s decision to continue investing in Spartanburg County shows that companies find the recipe they need to be successful in South Carolina. We appreciate the company’s commitment to our state and look forward to the impact of these 80 new jobs in the Upstate.” […]

“There’s something special about announcing business expansions, and celebrating companies that have found success here in Spartanburg. And the facility where Highland Baking is holds a special place for me, as it was where I worked during my first job in Spartanburg, as a management trainee and division HR manager. I speak for many people when I say we’re happy Highland Baking will expand its national reach of products made right here in Spartanburg County.”


Orion Performance Compounds:

Orion Performance Compounds is investing $13 million in order to locate to and create 54 new jobs in Right to Work Lugoff, South Carolina.

“As an upcoming manufacturer of key materials used in the automotive and aerospace industries, Orion Performance Compounds, Inc. is a natural fit for South Carolina. We celebrate the company’s new facility in Kershaw County and look forward to building a strong partnership.”


Pepsi Bottling Ventures:

Pepsi Bottling Ventures is investing $15 million in order to expand in Right to Work North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This will create 27 new jobs.

“We are excited to announce the expansion of a renowned company like Pepsi Bottling Ventures. When an existing company grows within our state, it’s further testament that South Carolina is where companies can find sustained success. Congratulations, and we look forward to strengthening our partnership.”


Redwood Materials:

Redwood Materials is investing $3.5 billion in order to establish a Battery Materials Campus and create 1.5k jobs in Right to Work Ridgeville, South Carolina.

“The future of the automotive industry is paving a path through South Carolina, and Redwood Materials establishing operations in our state proves that point. The company’s historic announcement and the 1,500 new jobs it will create mean we are strengthening sustained, long-term economic growth that will benefit South Carolinians for years to come. We applaud Redwood Materials for their commitment to creating a circular economy here and working to shorten the supply chain through recycling efforts.” […]

“South Carolina Ports is excited to welcome Redwood Materials to South Carolina. SC Ports is a critical supply chain partner for many of South Carolina’s advanced manufacturers, efficiently importing goods for production and exporting finished products to global markets. SC Ports looks forward to supporting Redwood Materials’ new investment that will strengthen our state’s position as a leader in automotive, electrification and sustainability.”


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