Longleaf Packaging, LLC, a cement packaging & distribution facility has recently announced its plans to establish a new manufacturing facility in the Orangeburg County. Reportedly, the company will analyze and make dry mix products for professional trade and retail end-users.
Sources cite that, Longleaf Packaging’s USD 6 million investment near the Holly Hilly area is expected to create 28 new job opportunities in the community. The company will be manufacturing materials such as concrete mix, mortar mix, and more. It is also aiming to produce specialty items such as colored mortar mixes and non-shrink grout.
Breaking ground on its 18,700-square-foot automated package and distribution center, Ray Love, Longleaf Packaging President revealed that the company made the right decision to locate its facility near Holly Hill. Love further reported that Orangeburg County is a great fit for its first packaging facility, given the well-established workforce and abundant natural resources. The Orangeburg County, for the record, is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation.
According to reports, located at the 621 Good Farm Road, Holly Hill, South Carolina, the new packaging facility is expected to be operational from the fourth quarter of 2018. This facility will package and distribute pre-blended, dry mix, and bagged products, cite sources familiar with the matter.
It has been reported that Longleaf Packaging’s sales & distribution plan will target commercial builders, professional masonry trades, and home improvement stores within a radius of 180-mile from the plant.
The announcement has received statewide praise and the county has also catered the company with multi-county industrial park incentives and the traditional fee-in-lieu of taxes.
Henry McMaster, Governor, was quoted stating that the county welcomes Longleaf Packaging to its impressive roster of manufacturing companies. Looking forward to thrive, he further expects Longleaf Packaging’s new plant and the 28 jobs to have a significant impact on the Orangeburg County.