Norman USA, a global leader in window furnishings, plans to establish operations in Beaufort, South Carolina. The $16 million project is expected to create 67 jobs over the next five years.
The new facility, planned to be online in October 2022, will expand the company’s cross-docking operations to the East Coast.
"Norman USA is excited to announce plans to establish an East Coast presence in Beaufort. In addition to the excellent support we have received from the state, county and city, our decision was reinforced by the proximity to ports and surrounding resources. We look forward to becoming a part of the Beaufort community as we continue to manufacture and distribute award-winning window coverings,” Norman USA Vice President of Operations Alex Liu said.
For more than 40 years, Norman USA has crafted quality window furnishings for various industries around the world. The company is a vertically integrated original manufacturer that designs, manufactures and assembles many of the parts that go into its products. Norman USA offers an extensive portfolio of innovative, safe and stylish shutters, blinds and shades.
“It is exciting to see Beaufort County’s economic development continue to flourish with today’s announcement by Norman USA. We welcome this company to South Carolina’s thriving business community,” Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III noted.
“SouthernCarolina Alliance congratulates Beaufort County and their economic development corporation on the announcement that Norman USA will locate in the Beaufort Spec Building, creating 67 jobs. Every job created provides an opportunity for a local resident, which improves the quality of life for our families. Our communities appreciate good economic development, and we welcome Norman USA and look forward to their growth in Beaufort County,” SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Marty Sauls added.