SC: Sure Trac to Invest $2.5M, Expand in Horry County, Hire 20
1 May, 2018
Sure Trac, an existing Horry County manufacturer of high-quality axles, announced plans to expand its operations. The company is projected to bring $2.5 million of capital investment and create approximately 20 new positions over the next five years.
Founded in 1996, Sure Trac manufactures high-quality axles for a variety of applications, including utility trailers and manufactured homes. Sure Trac also has manufacturing and distribution operations in Loris, S.C. and Hewitt, Texas.
To expand its operations in Horry County, the company will renovate an existing 62,500-square-foot facility off Highway 701 in Loris, S.C. Sure Trac will hire a variety of professional, skilled and unskilled positions. Those looking to apply should visit the SC Works website.
"Our family began Sure Trac in Horry County, and it has proven to be successful. When picking the best location for the company to expand, we feel it is still in our hometown. Horry County and the state of South Carolina have shown us that they are supportive of our company and the expansion. We appreciate the assistance of Horry County, South Carolina, the business community and our Sure Trac employees." -Dale Powell of Sure Trac, Inc.
"Sure Trac is an important partner to our state, and we couldn't be prouder to see them continue to succeed in Horry County. With announcements like this one, we're letting the world know that South Carolina is open for business." -Gov. Henry McMaster
"South Carolina's robust manufacturing industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds, and today's announcement by Sure Trac is just the latest example of that. These 20 new jobs are a big win for the Horry County community, and we look forward to continuing this successful partnership with Sure Trac." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
"I am excited about this expansion of Sure Trac in Loris and their commitment to invest over $2.5 million and create 20 jobs. Having our existing industries and businesses expand in Horry County is proof that we have a great environment for businesses to succeed and that we have a great team of partners who are willing and able to support them. Congratulations to the entire Sure Trac team and Team Horry for this great announcement!" -Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus
"On behalf of the entire MBREDC board, I would like to thank Sure Trac for their continued investment and commitment to Horry County. We are always excited to have existing industries expand, and we look forward to continuing to work with the entire Sure Trac team for years to come." -Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation Chairman Neyle Wilson
Five Fast Facts
- Sure Trac is expanding its operations in Horry County.
- $2.5 million investment to create 20 new jobs over the next five years.
- Sure Trac is a manufacturer of axles for utility trailers, manufactured homes and other commercial and industrial uses.
- To expand operations in Horry County, the company will renovate an existing 62,500-square-foot facility in Loris, SC.
- Those looking to apply should visit the SC Works website.
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. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. 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. With a strong international footprint, since 2011, the Palmetto State has ranked among top three in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis, according to IBM-Plant Location International. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.