Solstice Sleep Products, Inc., a wholesale mattress company, plans to establish operations in Marion, South Carolina. The project is expected to create 80 new jobs in Marion County.
The new facility will increase the company’s capacity to meet growing demand throughout the Southeast, producing mattresses and foundation sleep products under the Jamison brand, which has been known for handcrafted bedding since 1883. The location, expected to be operational by the fourth quarter of 2021, will be the company’s sixth manufacturing facility opened in the last 10 years.
“We are proud to work with the state of South Carolina and Marion County to expand our base of operations throughout the Southeast! Marion, South Carolina will help us secure our long-term growth plans with our dealer base and meet their growing business demands. I would like to thank Dr. Julie Norman, executive director of the Marion County Economic Development Commission, for all her help to get this project completed with Solstice Sleep Products, Inc,’ said Solstice Sleep Product President Dennis Straily.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. Marion County was also awarded a $900,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to assist with costs related to this project.
“Manufacturing and distribution continue to be a source of job creation throughout our state. We congratulate Solstice Sleep Products, Inc. on this announcement in Marion County and welcome the company to South Carolina's business community,” Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III noted.