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Blue Diamond Industries Plans Clinton, South Carolina, U.S Manufacturing Complex-Logistics Hub

Blue Diamond Industries, a subsidiary of Sweden-based Hexatronic Group, will invest $18 million to locate an operations center in Clinton, South Carolina. The project is expected to create 90 jobs in Laurens County.

The new 190,000-square-foot facility is the company’s first East Coast manufacturing operation. In addition to producing the company’s popular microduct product, the location will serve as a logistics hub for FTTH systems solutions and bolster production capacity for conduit and pipe products. Operations are planned to begin in July 2022.

“We are proud to work with the state of South Carolina and Laurens County to expand our manufacturing operations. This expansion is in line with our business growth strategy and helps to secure the capacity to support the needs of the rapidly transforming and growing U.S. network infrastructure. Our investment in Laurens County will provide us a platform where we can grow and, through additional investments, ensure the scalability of our HDPE protection conduit and the U.S. expansion of Hexatronic’s FTTH network solutions. We’d like to sincerely thank Laurens County and the state for their outstanding support, and we look forward to their continuing partnership for years to come,” Blue Diamond Industries CEO Will Jensen said.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to the project.

“South Carolina is home to a dynamic and growing advanced materials manufacturing sector, and we’re excited to welcome Blue Diamond Industries to that impressive roster. We’re grateful for the company’s investment and the more than 90 new jobs it will create,” said Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.

Blue Diamond Industries is a premier manufacturer of HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) conduit, headquartered in Lexington, KY. In 2018, Blue Diamond became part of the Hexatronic Group of Sweden.

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