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SC: Earth's Creation to Invest $2.8M to Relocate to Greenville County, Hire 44

3 Dec, 2015


Earth's Creation, USA, a family-owned company that develops and manufactures premium quality nutritional supplements in capsules, powders, tablets and liquids is establishing operations in Greenville County. The $2.8 million investment will relocate the company's existing Miami-Dade County, Fla. operations to the South Carolina Upstate, creating an expected 44 new jobs in Travelers Rest, S.C.

Earth's Creation not only produces their own brand of products, the company also offers private labeling services to customers who want to build their own brand. Among the products developed under the Earth's Creation brand are vitamins and minerals, skin creams and lotions, sports supplements and more.

Situated on approximately six acres off of U.S. Route 25 at 18 Page Court in Travelers Rest, S.C., the company's new 99,000-square-foot Greenville County facility is significantly larger than its existing 15,000-square-foot facility in Opa Locka, Fla. As a manufacturer and wholesaler that ships products to a variety of distribution centers, the new Greenville County operations will also provide Earth's Creation with easy access to South Carolina's Inland Port in Greer, S.C.

Hiring for the new positions is underway. Those interested in joining the Earth's Creation team should contact Carlos Passwaters at passwatersc@yahoo.com. For more information on Earth's Creation, USA, please visit www.earthscreationusa.com.   

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"Earth's Creation, USA is excited about our move to the Greenville area and look forward to working with the state of South Carolina and our local city. We are thankful for the time that the Department of Commerce has taken to welcome us to the area. It is a welcome relief to experience such wonderful hospitality." -Earth's Creation Owner Donald Passwaters

"Companies from all over have recognized that South Carolina is the perfect place to be doing business, and Earth's Creation's decision to invest $2.8 million in a facility in Greenville is further proof of that. We're excited to welcome Earth's Creation to the South Carolina family, and look forward to seeing the positive impact that these 44 new jobs will have in the Upstate." -Gov. Nikki Haley

"Congratulations to Earth's Creation for making the commitment to better serve its customers by expanding its operations and relocating to South Carolina. I look forward to watching this company flourish in the Upstate for many years to come." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

"I welcome Earth's Creation to our state and look forward to working with the company as we continue our commitment to increasing opportunities in value-added agriculture for South Carolina's producers." -South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers

"With a world class business environment, tremendous workforce and many other great assets in Greenville County, we are very enthusiastic that Earth's Creation is going to be a part of the community's future." -Dr. Bob Taylor, board member of the Greenville Area Development Corporation and chairman of Greenville County Council

"Travelers Rest is a vibrant community where our quality of life and availability of skilled workers make us an attractive city for investment.  We are thrilled that Earth's Creation, USA is contributing to our well-planned growth." -City of Travelers Rest Administrator Dianna Turner

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Earth's Creation, USA is establishing manufacturing operations in Greenville County.
  • $2.8 million investment creating 44 new jobs.
  • Earth's Creation, USA was founded in 1988 and has been operating in Miami-Dade County, Fla.
  • The company's Greenville County facility is located at 18 Page Court in Travelers Rest, S.C.
  • Those interested in joining the Earth's Creation team should contact Carlos Passwaters at passwatersc@yahoo.com.

About Earth's Creation, USA

Earth's Creation USA has researched, developed, manufactured and marketed premium quality nutritional supplements as a leading natural health product provider in the domestic and international marketplace. Focused on developing innovative products of unmatched quality, the Earth's Creation team of experts combines the latest research in nutritional science with the finest ingredients to create quality liquid supplements, private label hair products, diet products and a wide array of vitamin supplements. The company's full line of high-quality Earth's Creation supplements will cover all your nutritional needs. Not every nutrition supplement manufacturer can meet complex and changing governmental regulations. Earth's Creation USA meets this demanding challenge with health supplements that are far ahead of their time. Visit the company's website at www.earthscreationusa.com and e-mail info@earthscreationusa.com for more information.

About S.C. Department of Commerce

As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. IBM-Plant Location International reports in 2012, 2013 and 2015 ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

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