American Scrappers Locates Operations Campus in Lake View, South Carolina
The Dillon County campus, which is expected to create 200 jobs, will allowing the company to serve the east coast of North America. With a successful history in logistics and business development, American Scrappers will be conducting its hydroponics operations under the name East Nile Farms.
As an incentive, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“Dillon County really does have it all: available buildings, infrastructure, talented workforce, an inland port, great logistics and a business-friendly environment. For our team, the decision to locate in Lake View and in Dillon County was an easy one and we look forward to growing in this community for many years to come,” said American Scrappers President Otis Neal.
“Today’s announcement represents another big win for one of South Carolina’s rural communities. We are proud that American Scrappers has decided to invest in Dillon County, and I look forward to watching them grow and thrive there for years to come,” Governor Henry McMaster said.
“Logistics companies are right at home in South Carolina. American Scrappers’ new distribution operation in Dillon County will enhance our state’s export portfolio and build on our reputation as a global shipping powerhouse,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.
“South Carolina Ports Authority congratulates American Scrappers on their new facility in Dillon County. Inland Port Dillon, opening early next year, will support growth of distribution centers and logistics operations like American Scrappers, and SCPA looks forward to serving their needs,” said S.C. Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome.
“American Scrappers is another great example of Team South Carolina’s success in rural South Carolina. With agriculture being an integral part of their operation, I look forward to working with them to create additional opportunities for our ever-expanding agribusiness industry,” said S.C. Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers.
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