Faddis Concrete Products, a provider of high-quality precast concrete products, plans to establish operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The $6.7 million investment will create 60 new jobs.
Located at 2794 Old Richburg Road, Faddis Concrete Products’ Chester County operations will serve as a manufacturing facility of precast concrete products for highway construction, including precast noise wall posts and panels, safety barriers, retaining walls, bridge arches and more. New operations are projected to come online in the fourth quarter of 2019.
“Faddis Concrete Products’ corporate office is located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. We are pleased to bring our growing company to Chester County, South Carolina, with our sixth manufacturing facility. Specializing in precast concrete for highway construction, we pride ourselves in maintaining a small company/family feel. We look forward to engaging in our new Chester County community and opening our doors to prospective employees, suppliers and customers. Thank you to the local authorities and businesses in making us feel welcome, already,” Faddis Concrete Products President J. Robert Hess Jr. said.
“South Carolina continues to lead the way in the global manufacturing industry, and today’s announcement by Faddis Concrete Products is the latest example of that. We look forward to seeing the positive impact of these 60 new jobs in Chester County,” Governor Henry McMaster said.
“We continue to see manufacturers launching new operations across the state and are pleased to welcome Faddis Concrete Products to the business community. Team South Carolina’s business-friendly climate, market access and quality infrastructure are growing the economy and creating jobs,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt added.
"Faddis Concrete Products will be an asset to our industrial community. The capital investment of $6.7 million in our community and creation of 60 jobs will make a difference for our citizens. This announcement is proof that Chester County continues to be an excellent location for manufacturing and distribution operations needing proximity to domestic markets,” said Chester County Supervisor K. Shane Stuart.
"With this new announcement, it is clear that Chester County has the ability to execute and mesh the economic development strategic plan with the reality of today's market. Having the right people, partners and allies in support of the established goals will continue to help us to achieve the desired results, which is to stimulate Chester County's economy and provide job opportunities for its citizens. The Chester Development Association welcomes Faddis Concrete Products as our newest industrial partner,” Chester Development Association Chairman Tony Pope added.
“Faddis Concrete Products' announcement is another example of the robust and growing economy of South Carolina, the I-77 region and Chester County. We welcome Faddis Concrete Products to the region and congratulate Chester County on its continued economic success,” noted Rich Fletcher, President & CEO of I-77 Alliance.