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Dennis Eagle Establishes Operations In Dorchester County, South Carolina

12/13/2019
Dennis Eagle Inc., a subsidiary of U.K.-based manufacturer Dennis Eagle Ltd., plans to establish operations in Dorchester County, South Carolina.

Part of the multinational Terberg RosRoca Group, which employs more than 2,500 people worldwide, Dennis Eagle Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of refuse collection vehicles. The company plans to lease 16,000 square feet in Dorchester County’s Eastport Commerce Center, located at 104 Pinnacle Way, to assemble Elite Chassis for compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel trucks. The new facility is projected to be operational in 2020, with hiring beginning in the coming months.

“We are thrilled to join the international business community in Dorchester County, South Carolina. We feel confident that our new location will allow us to continue as a world leader in our industry and expand our capabilities in North America, while maintaining the quality standards and innovation that Dennis Eagle is known for. We thank Dorchester County, CRDA and the State of South Carolina for their assistance and welcome to the region,” said Dennis Eagle Inc. President Ian Handley.

“Dennis Eagle Inc.’s decision to locate new manufacturing operations in Dorchester County is another sign that companies realize that South Carolina is a business-friendly state. We congratulate Dennis Eagle Inc. on this announcement, and we look forward to watching them grow for years to come,” said Governor Henry McMaster.

“Our state’s reputation as an automotive powerhouse continues to grow with the help of announcements like this one by Dennis Eagle Inc. The company’s investment will create jobs that will have an impact in Dorchester County and beyond,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt added.

“We are proud to welcome Dennis Eagle to Dorchester County. The future of this partnership looks bright with our experienced manufacturing workforce and their global reputation for high quality refuse collection vehicles. We look forward to their great success in this community and are excited to work with them every step of the way,” Dorchester County Council Chairman George Bailey said.

“We are pleased to welcome Dennis Eagle Inc. to Dorchester County and look forward to its continued success. This international company will be an important part of our region’s growing, global economy,” added Charleston Regional Development Alliance Board Chair John Hagerty.

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