Recap: Businesses to Open in Right to Work South Carolina

Businesses are adding new locations in South Carolina as a result of the state’s Right to Work incentives. The latest Right to Work South Carolina investments are coming from Chick-fil-A Supply and EPC, as well as Visual Comfort & Co. Read on so you can see how these new business locations will benefit the economy!

Chick-fil-A Supply:

Chick-fil-A Supply is investing $80 million in order to add a new facility and create 165 jobs in Right to Work Work West Columbia, South Carolina.

“We are proud to have Chick-fil-A Supply establish its newest distribution operation in South Carolina. The jobs the company is creating in the area will benefit Lexington County, the Midlands region and the entire state. We welcome Chick-fil-A Supply to Lexington County and know they will accomplish great things in the community.” […]

“A brand beloved by many locals, Chick-fil-A Supply’s announcement of a distribution center will give people a new reason to enjoy it even more – career opportunities. Welcome, Chick-fil-A Supply, to Lexington County, and congratulations to our partners in Lexington on the addition of another renowned name to the Saxe Gotha Industrial Park.”

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EPC:

Executive Personal Computers (EPC) is investing $9.5 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Columbia, South Carolina and create 133 new jobs.

“We’re proud to grow our relationship with Columbia and the great state of South Carolina. […] Our investment continues to prove our commitment to providing quality jobs within the region, and we’re looking forward to our continued growth together.” […]

“With an increasing demand for tech-focused jobs, South Carolina has proven we are an ideal location for cutting-edge companies to grow and find talented workers. We congratulate EPC, Inc. on their newest operation in Lexington County and look forward to the impact of these new opportunities for our citizens.”

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Visual Comfort & Co:

Visual Comfort & Co. is investing $62 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Greer, South Carolina and create 125 new jobs!

“Visual Comfort & Co. is excited to be partnering with South Carolina and the county of Spartanburg on a new state-of-the-art facility designed to improve our customers’ overall experience. The access to ports, infrastructure and strong labor force make Greer an exceptional choice for Visual Comfort & Co. We greatly appreciate the welcoming environment and ongoing support from state and local officials, and we look forward to connecting with the community in making Visual Comfort & Co. an employer of choice in the Spartanburg area.” […]

“Whenever a new company decides to invest in South Carolina, it marks the beginning of a partnership that we know will benefit our communities and our people. Visual Comfort & Co.’s investment in Spartanburg County shows its commitment to our state, and we’re grateful for the opportunities it will create for South Carolinians.” […]

“SC Ports is excited to support Visual Comfort & Co.’s new distribution center in Spartanburg County by efficiently handling their designer lighting products. SC Ports’ marine terminals provide access to global markets, and goods can swiftly move via rail between the Port of Charleston and Inland Port Greer. Visual Comfort & Co.’s decision to invest in South Carolina reinforces that SC Ports is an asset to retailers, providing fluidity and capacity to their supply chains.”

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