Allied Industries International Inc. Locates New Facility; Create 35 New Jobs; Invest $2.1M
1 Apr, 2009
The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Union County announced that Allied Industries International Inc. has located its new production facility in Union County. The $2.1 million investment is expected to generate 35 new jobs.
“We are pleased to have our new operations located in Union County. This new facility will help us meet increased demand from our customers. Union County offers us an extremely positive business environment and had a building that was ready to meet our needs. We appreciate all the support we’ve received from state and local officials,” said Richard Neale III, president of Allied Industries.
Allied Industries purchased the former Weave Tex building in Jonesville to house the company’s new manufacturing operation. The company produces slip-resistant floor coverings which are used in restaurants and are made from recycled materials.
“For more than a decade, Allied Flooring Products has been an industry leader in the manufacturing of non-slip flooring, serving a host of marquee companies across the nation. Their decision to locate in Union County is a positive reflection that the state’s business-friendly climate is working to attract new investment and jobs. Thanks to the team efforts of state and local officials and the County’s efforts to develop a top notch building built to attract manufacturing operations, Union County will benefit from this investment,” said Joe Taylor, Secretary of Commerce.
“We are excited that Allied Industries decided to locate its new manufacturing facility in the building previously occupied by Weave Tex. This announcement will mean more job opportunities for Union County residents. We appreciate the company choosing Union County and wish them success in their operations here,” said Donnie Betenbaugh, Union County supervisor.
Allied Industries is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., and produces specialized slip-resistant flooring surfaces for a number of companies. Restaurants using the company’s products include Chick-fil-A, Outback Steakhouse, Applebee’s, Carrabba’s Italian Grille, Bojangles’ and KFC. The company has operations at five locations across the U.S. For more information, please visit www.alliedfloor.com.