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Arthrex Expands Pendleton, South Carolina, Operations Center

Arthrex, an orthopedic technology innovator, plans to expand operations in Pendleton, South Carolina. The more than $100 million investment will create 500 new jobs in Anderson County.

Located at 130 Arthrex Drive, the company will add a second manufacturing facility and an Electron-beam (E-beam) and X-ray sterilizations facility. The expansion is expected to be completed by mid-2023.

“This investment will help Arthrex better support the growth and development of new and innovative products that help surgeons treat their patients better. Arthrex has been committed to manufacturing quality products in the United States, and this represents that continued commitment,” said Arthrex Vice President of Manufacturing Andy Owen.

Founded in 1981, Arthrex is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design, research, manufacturing and medical education. The company develops and releases more than 1,000 innovative products and surgical procedures each year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.

“Arthrex is on the cutting edge of orthopedic innovation and is a leader in our state’s booming life sciences sector. Today’s announcement by Arthrex not only proves that South Carolina has the business environment where life sciences companies can succeed, but that we have the talented workforce in place to handle the most innovative jobs. Team S.C. congratulates Arthrex on their continued success,” Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III said.

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