3D Systems, a global additive manufacturing solutions company, plans to expand operations in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The $13 million investment is expected to create 50 new jobs in York County.
The expansion to increase the company's manufacturing capabilities will include construction of a 100,000-square-foot facility, planned to be completed in early 2022.
"We're excited to expand 3D Systems' presence here at our headquarters in York County. We look forward to enhancing our facilities and growing our workforce to not only accelerate our innovation but to contribute to the economic development of Rock Hill and South Carolina,” said 3D Systems President and CEO Dr. Jeffrey Graves.
"Manufacturing growth continues to be a substantial piece of South Carolina's economic development strategy. We are thrilled to welcome this continued investment by 3D Systems in York County and look forward to seeing what the future has in store for this great company,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt said.
Founded in 1986, 3D Systems brought the innovation of three-dimensional (3D) printing to the manufacturing industry through the invention of Stereolithography. The company provides additive manufacturing solutions comprising 3D printers, materials, software and services that empower customers to create products and business models.
"The expansion of 3D Systems further emphasizes that Rock Hill fosters an atmosphere in which businesses can thrive. We strive to build business relationships that lead to success for the community as a whole, offering more opportunities to our citizens. 3D Systems is on the cutting edge of technology, and we are proud they call Rock Hill home,” added Rock Hill Mayor John Gettys.
3D Systems' solutions address a variety of advanced applications in healthcare and industrial markets such as medical and dental, aerospace and defense and automotive and durable goods.