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Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas Expands Columbia, South Carolina, Manufacturing Plant

Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, a locally owned and operated polyvinyl chloride column manufacturer, will expand operations in Columbia, South Carolina. The $5.5 million project is expected to create 47 jobs in Richland County.

The new facility, located at the Lightwood Industrial Park at Interstate 20 and Farrow Road, will accommodate additional capacity due to increased demand. The expansion is scheduled to be complete in 2023.

“Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC is excited to announce that we will be breaking ground on a new facility which will be in the Lightwood Industrial Park here in Richland County. We are looking forward to expanding our current operations with our new facility while continuing to provide Richland County residents with additional job opportunities,” Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC Co-Owner Rich McKenrick said.

Founded in 2021, Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC provides high-quality products, designing every column around a structural aluminum core to provide enhanced quality, safety and durability. In addition to columns, the company produces porch arches, gable brackets, garage trellises and flower boxes.

“Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC’s expansion in Richland County further proves that South Carolina has the business-friendly environment and workforce in place where companies find success. We are proud of their growth in Richland County and look forward to continuing our strong business partnership,” Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III noted.

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