SC: Green Energy Biofuel to Locate New Facility in Aiken County, Hire 40
17 Oct, 2018
Green Energy Biofuel announced plans to locate a new recycling facility in Aiken County. The company's $4.3 million capital investment is projected to create more than 40 jobs over the next five years.
Starting with only two employees in 2008, Green Energy Biofuel has become an innovative alternative fuels company that refines and recycles used cooking oil and other food products from kitchens and food manufacturers. Originally operating only in South Carolina, Green Energy Biofuel now services more than 1,000 restaurants, schools and recycling centers across Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Located at 2110 Main Street in Warrenville, S.C., the company's new 36,000-square-foot facility is expected to come online by December 2018. Hiring for the new positions is already underway, and those interested in joining the Green Energy Biofuel team can visit the company's website at www.gebiofuel.com for more information.
"The sky's the limit with this new plant, and we are excited to bring a sustainable industry to the Aiken area." -Green Energy Biofuel Founder and CEO Joe Renwick
"Today, we're proud to celebrate the continued growth of one of South Carolina's homegrown companies. This investment and the 40 new jobs it will create will make a real impact on the Aiken community, and I know the local workforce will help Green Energy Biofuel achieve great things in this new facility." -Gov. Henry McMaster
"South Carolina is home to more than 500 recycling companies, and today's announcement by Green Energy Biofuel further illustrates the strength of this industry. I applaud this innovative company for establishing this new facility in Aiken County and look forward to watching them thrive for years to come." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
"Green Energy Biofuel's new recycling facility is a welcome addition to Aiken County's industrial base. The $4.3 million capital investment and the resulting job creation represent continued diversification of our local economy. I am hopeful that Green Energy Biofuel's Aiken County facility will be a successful and prosperous enterprise." -Aiken County Council Chairman Gary Bunker
"Green Energy Biofuel is a leader in the field of clean energy. We are grateful to them for selecting Aiken County as the location for their new facility. This investment and the resulting jobs will continue to strengthen Aiken County's position as a great place for clean energy companies to do business." -Economic Development Partnership Chairman Gary Stooksbury
Five Fast Facts
- Green Energy Biofuel is locating a new facility in Aiken County.
- $4.3 million investment to create more than 40 new jobs.
- Green Energy Biofuel is an innovative alternative fuels company that refines and recycles used cooking oil and other food products from kitchens and food manufacturers.
- Located at 2110 Main Street in Warrenville, S.C., the company's new 36,000-square-foot facility is expected to come online by December 2018.
Those interested in joining the Green Energy Biofuel team can visit the company's website at www.gebiofuel.com for more information.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
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