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Shamrock Technologies Plans Gray Court, South Carolina, Manufacturing Plant

Shamrock Technologies, Inc., one of the world’s largest processors and developers of specialty natural and synthetic wax additives, plans to invest $19.4 million to establish operations in Gray Court, South Carolina. The project is expected to create 18 jobs.

The facility will primarily manufacture micronized wax, dispersions and emulsions and related products. Operations are expected to be online by early 2023.

“Shamrock Technologies is excited to be making our next investment in Laurens County as we expand our global footprint to prepare for future growth. With the highly supportive business environment and the ready availability of local professional talent, we look forward to developing and launching our new series of green and biobased specialty products in support of the circular economy right here in South Carolina,” Shamrock Technologies, Inc. President Joon Choo said.

As an incentive, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.

“Companies like Shamrock Technologies, Inc. are attracted to South Carolina thanks to our top-notch business environment. I congratulate the company on their new operations and look forward to the impact they will make in the Laurens County community,” Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III added.

A family-owned company for more than 80 years, Shamrock is a leader in recycling fluorinated polymers to produce application-specific micropowders. The company manufactures a variety of technology-based products, which are processed into high-engineered plastics, grease and lubricants, for use ranging from farm equipment to automotive gears and airplanes.

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