SC: The Doc Depot Announces Expansion in Barnwell County, to Create 50 Jobs
25 Oct, 2011
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The Doc Depot Inc., a medical document retrieval service, today announced plans to expand its existing operations in Barnwell County. The $250,000 investment is expected to generate 50 new jobs.
“We are pleased to expand our presence in Barnwell County. This growth will help us meet increased customer demand. South Carolina has offered us an excellent business environment and a talented workforce that has helped us achieve success,” said John Leonard, president and CEO of The Doc Depot.
The Doc Depot is expanding and relocating from its current 3,000-square-foot facility, located in the Barnwell County Airport Industrial Park, to its new 6,000-square-foot facility in Williston. The expansion is expected to be completed this month.
“We celebrate The Doc Depot’s decision to increase its footprint in Barnwell County and create 50 new jobs. This announcement is another win for one of our state’s rural areas,” said Gov. Nikki Haley.
“South Carolina offers business a strong foundation on which to build success, and The Doc Depot’s decision to expand here is another indication of that fact,” said Bobby Hitt, Secretary of Commerce.
“We applaud Doc Depot’s continued commitment to Barnwell County. The attention to existing companies, as well as the recruitment of new industry, continues to create new job opportunities for this area,” said Pete Grady, chairman of the Barnwell County EDC.
“This is great news for Barnwell County and the Town of Williston and we appreciate Doc Depot’s continued support of, and confidence in, our local workforce,” said Barnwell County Council Chairman Travis Black.
“We welcome Doc Depot to our community and are excited about the new job opportunities they are creating,” said Williston Mayor Tommy Rivers.
The Doc Depot Inc. is the nation's largest medical document retrieval service, specializing in increased efficiency and accuracy in the management of medical office documentation. The company uses proprietary software that allows it to better interface with doctors and their patients to provide uninterrupted access to affordable healthcare solutions. For more information about the company, please visit www.thedocdepot.com.
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 businesses grow. This year, Commerce won the Gold Shovel Award and the Deal of Year Award from Area Development magazine. Commerce has been part of recruiting world-class companies to South Carolina such as Boeing, Bridgestone, Continental, Monster.com, Heinz, ZF Group, BMW and Google Inc. Commerce also supports small and existing business, rural development initiatives and offers grants for community development. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.