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SC: Carolina Metal Castings to Invest $3M, Create 13 Jobs in Jasper County

29 Jul, 2016


Carolina Metal Castings, a full-service provider of aftermarket metal castings, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Jasper County. The project will result in 13 new jobs and an investment of more than $3 million over the next five years.

In operation for more than 40 years, Carolina Metal Castings is a full-service jobbing foundry that specializes in custom and limited production work. Producing its own tooling in-house, the company also completes its own moldings, castings and heat treatments in-house.

Located at 354 Industrial Park Road in Hardeeville, S.C., this project will double the facility's production capacity and consolidate the company's operations into one location. For more information on Carolina Metal Castings, visit the company's website online.

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"We are very excited to take this next step in our development. The SC Department of Commerce along with other government agencies have been very helpful in making this expansion possible." -President of Carolina Metal Castings Jim Harwood

"Carolina Metal Castings' decision to expand its South Carolina operations is a huge win for the company and for our state as a whole. We're excited to congratulate the company on the success they've found here, this $3 million investment, and the 13 new jobs it means for Jasper County." -Gov. Nikki Haley

"While the recruitment of new businesses to our state is a major part of our economic development strategy, the success of our existing industries is just as important. Today, we celebrate the achievements of Carolina Metal Castings in Jasper County and look forward to their continued success in the future." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

"Every job created makes a difference for a family in our county. Carolina Metal Castings brings excellence in craftsmanship and manufacturing to every job, and we are proud to see their products manufactured in our community." -Jasper County Chairman Marty Sauls

"Jim Harwood and Carolina Metal Castings have invested in our workforce and our community, and we appreciate his commitment to growing the business in our region." -SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Buddy Phillips

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Carolina Metal Castings is expanding operations in Jasper County.
  • $3 million investment to create 13 new jobs.
  • Carolina Metal Castings is a full-service jobbing foundry that specializes in custom and limited production work.
  • Their manufacturing operation is located at 354 Industrial Park Road, Hardeeville, S.C.

For more information, visit the company's website online. 

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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