Recap: Many Economic Investments in Right to Work South Carolina

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Businesses are continuing to invest in South Carolina as a result of its Right to Work laws that give companies an extra hand. But it also gives workers an advantage too – more jobs. Three companies are investing here, and altogether, they will create 545 new jobs. These are Europastry, VPET USA, and Bosch. Read on in order to learn more!


Europastry is investing $23 million in order to establish operations in Right to Work Laurens, South Carolina. This will also create 155 new jobs!

“Europastry, a world leader in bakery products based in Barcelona, Spain, with U.S. headquarters in Long Island, New York, is proudly announcing a new investment in a plant in Laurens, South Carolina. Laurens has become a strategic location, allowing the company to expand its footprint in the U.S. The new plant will start up operations soon, and more details will be provided in the following weeks.” […]

“This is a big win not only for Laurens County and its workforce, but also for the overall economy of South Carolina. We are proud to welcome Europastry, and we look forward to the great things the company will accomplish here.” […]

“I’m pleased to welcome Europastry to the South Carolina agribusiness community. Agribusiness is the state’s largest industry, and it’s growing all the time.”



VPET USA is investing $10.8 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Spartanburg County, South Carolina, creating 40 new jobs.

“Companies recognize that South Carolina’s ideal East Coast location and business-friendly environment offer the recipe for success. We congratulate VPET USA, LLC on their new operation in Spartanburg County and look forward to a long and prosperous partnership.” […]

“VPET USA, LLC expanding their national reach with a facility in Spartanburg County proves again how big a player our county is in the larger economy, particularly with manufacturing, distribution and logistics. We’re excited to welcome VPET USA, LLC to Spartanburg and excited to see them build their success here.”



Bosch is investing $200 million in order to expand in Right to Work Anderson, South Carolina. This will create 350 new jobs as a result!

“The hydrogen economy holds great promise and at Bosch we are all in. This is a significant milestone as we announce the first fuel-cell related production for Bosch in the U.S. to support the growing demand from our customers as part of a diverse approach to powertrain technology.” […]

“Fuel cells have been a promising technology for many years, and it is fitting that this technology is coming to South Carolina where our manufacturing strength has helped many companies bring new innovations to the market. We applaud Bosch for another successful expansion in Anderson County.”


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