Recent Job Creation

Recent job creation in Laurens County has been strong, with millions of dollars invested in industrial development within the county. This investment comes both from companies currently located in Laurens County and by new businesses who have chosen Laurens County as a new base of operations for the companies. To learn more about Laurens County’s job creation, click here.

2018

Company Location New/Expansion Product Jobs Investment
BDS Technologies Laurens New   44 $17,265,000
Birdseye Energy Joanna New Energy $35,000,000
Brawo USA Laurens Expansion Metal Machining 10 $3,000,000
FlameSpray Laurens Expansion Thermal Spray Coating 20 $4,000,000
2018 Total       74 $59,625,000

 

2017

Company Location New/Expansion Product Jobs Investment
Fukoku Laurens Expansion Automotive 65 $14,100,000
REMA USA Fountain Inn New Automotive 40 $2,200,000
Birdseye Energy Joanna New Energy $80,000,000
General Electric Clinton New Energy 17 $29,000,000
2017 Total       122 $125,300,000

 

2016

Company Location New/Expansion Product Jobs Investment
D&W Fine Pack Fountain Inn Expansion Plastics 62 $20,000,000
CRI/Synalloy Fountain Inn Expansion Chemicals $11,500,000
Bodycote Fountain Inn Expansion Heat Treating 30 $3,500,000
Yanfeng Fountain Inn New Automotive Interiors 35 $71,000,000
Teknor Apex Fountain Inn Expansion Plastics 68 $8,100,000
2016 Total       195 $114,100,000

 

2015

Company Location New/Expansion Product Jobs Investment
3S International Gray Court New Plastic Film 120 $15,000,000
Inteplast Hickory Tavern New Metal fabrication 40 $20,000,000
CB&I Laurens Expansion Pipe Fabrication 56 $4,400,000
ZF Gray Court New Automotive Transmissions 545 $22,500,000
Mogul Gray Court New Non-wovens 38 $17,800,000
UTI Logisitics Laurens Expansion Tire Distribution 50
AstenJohnson Clinton Expansion Textiles $32,000,000
RAI Gray Court New Metal Fabrication $5,500,000
Brawo USA Laurens Expansion Metal Machining 30 $8,000,000
Cobb-Vantress Joanna New Agri-business 13 $22,000,000
2015 Total       892 $147,200,000

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