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Silgan Containers Expands Manufacturing Plant in Lancaster, South Carolina

08/12/2020
Silgan Containers, a leading manufacturer of metal food packaging, plans to invest roughly $9.7 million to expand its operations complex in Lancaster, South Carolina.

“Silgan is proud to make this investment in Lancaster, S.C., which will provide job security and opportunities to our great team of employees in Lancaster. The state and county’s positive business climate combined with an excellent workforce have helped make this investment possible,” Silgan Plant Manager John Wilbert said.

“It’s always exciting to see one of our existing businesses prosper and grow. We celebrate Silgan Containers’ decision to increase its footprint in South Carolina and create 16 new jobs. We are committed to fostering our state’s business-friendly climate so that we’ll continue to see job-creating investments like this one,” noted Governor Henry McMaster.

Founded in 1987, Silgan Containers is a solutions-based manufacturer of metal containers for shelf-stable food and general line products. Located at 1531 Camp Creek Road, Silgan Containers’ Lancaster County facility manufactures cans for food customers across the Southeast. The company’s expansion is expected to be completed by the end of 2021.

“Silgan Containers’ expansion is a significant long-term commitment to their Lancaster County facility. The investment is a reflection of the plant’s strategic importance to the company and a testament to the outstanding business climate the county and state offer manufacturers,” said Lancaster County Economic Development Executive Director Jamie Gilbert.

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