Allied Air Enterprises, Inc., a subsidiary of Lennox International Inc. plans to expand operations in Orangeburg, South Carolina. The more than $35.7 million investment will create 20 new jobs.
The expansion, expected to be completed by October 2021, will include a new 405,000-square-foot warehouse to increase the company's manufacturing and storage capabilities.
"The expansion of our operations is a testament to the positive business environment and the dedication of our employees in Orangeburg, South Carolina. In spite of the challenges associated with the pandemic, we are expanding our footprint and supporting our customers with quality products, while maintaining the safety of our employees,” said Allied Air Enterprises Vice President and General Manager Joe Nassab.
"It is always exciting to see a business operating in South Carolina have this kind of success, and we couldn't be prouder to congratulate Allied Air Enterprises, Inc. on their expansion in Orangeburg County. This $35.7 million investment will mean a lot to this local community and to the state as a whole,” Governor Henry McMaster noted.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded Orangeburg County a $150,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant for costs related to the project.
"Team South Carolina has cultivated a positive business environment throughout our state, allowing companies like Allied Air Enterprises, Inc. to grow and thrive. This expansion is a big win for Orangeburg County, and I'm excited to watch this great company continue to prosper within our borders,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.
Founded in 1999, Allied Air Enterprises, Inc. manufactures and distributes HVAC products through domestic independent providers.
"When we see companies like Allied Air Enterprises, Inc. make repeat investments like the one today, it shows us that there is something magical built into the framework of our communities. The unification of reputable businesses, talented people and a shared desire for growth creates a unique environment that fosters prosperity. During this holiday season, we are grateful for Allied Air's continued dedication to Orangeburg County and excited to help celebrate another amazing win with our friends in Orangeburg. Congratulations! We look forward to seeing what's to come in the years ahead,” noted Central SC Alliance Chairman W. Keller Kissam.