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SC: Green Fence Recycling Corporation Establishing Marion County Operations

4 Jan, 2016


Green Fence Recycling Corporation, a startup recycling firm, is establishing operations in Marion County. The company is investing $2.5 million in the facility, creating 40 new jobs in Mullins, S.C. over the next five years.

Established in 2014, Green Fence Recycling offers sorting, shredding and cleaning services for the recyclable plastics industry. Representing the company's headquarters, its Marion County facility will serve both the U.S. and China markets, focusing on the processing of mixed rigid plastics and polypropylene, as well as PET fines washing.

Located at 3630 East Highway 76 in Mullins, S.C., the 65,000-square-foot facility is expected to be fully operational in February 2016. Once hiring begins, interested applicants who want to join the Green Fence Recycling team may visit the SC Works website to apply.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits, as well as a $100,000 grant to Marion County to assist with the costs of real property improvements.

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"Green Fence Recycling is looking toward the future in Marion County and thankful for the assistance that the county and the State of South Carolina have provided. We recognize that our success depends on our employees, and we are confident we made the right decision in moving to Marion County." -Green Fence Recycling Corporation General Manager John Parker

"Team South Carolina's approach to training an elite workforce and building a business-friendly environment continues to pay off with a growing, diverse economy that is providing opportunities for South Carolinians in every part of our state. We're excited to welcome Green Fence Recycling to the South Carolina family and to see the impact that these 40 jobs will have in Marion County." -Gov. Nikki Haley

"South Carolina is home to more than 500 recycling companies, and today we are delighted that Green Fence Recycling has decided to join that roster. I applaud the company for deciding to establish its first facility in the Palmetto State and look forward to watching them become a prosperous member of one of our rural communities." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

"Marion County Council welcomes Green Fence Recycling to Marion County. We're thankful for the jobs they're supplying. We look forward to a long relationship with the company and are here to assist in any way we can." -Marion County Council Chairman Buddy Collins

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Green Fence Recycling Corporation is establishing operations in Marion County.
  • $2.5 million investment creating 40 new jobs.
  • Established in 2014, Green Fence Recycling offers sorting, shredding and cleaning services for the recyclable plastics industry.
  • The company's Marion County facility is located at 3630 East Highway 76 in Mullins.

Those interested in joining the Green Fence Recycling Corporation team may 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. 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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