Roy Metal Finishing Expands Greenville County, South Carolina, Manufacturing Complex
The expansion, expected to be completed in June, will provide an additional 85,000 square-feet to the company’s operations center. Having added more than 100 jobs since its 2011 expansion, the new $16 million investment is expected to generate at least 40 new jobs over the next two years.
The company currently operates three facilities in Greenville County, and serves many of the I-85 corridor’s automotive, heavy truck and industrial equipment suppliers. Founded in 1961 as Roy Metal Finishing, RMF focuses on automated processes and chemical controls, introducing the latest in environmentally-friendly corrosion protection for aluminum and steel stampings, extrusions, castings and forgings.
“The region’s automotive, heavy truck and industrial equipment manufacturers continue to drive our growth. We are seeing increased demand in our core businesses of electroplating, electrocoating and powder coating, as well as growth in warehousing, supply chain management and third party inspection. We continue to innovate to offer unmatched comprehensive solutions for assembly operations throughout the Southeast,” said RMF President/ CEO John Pazdan.
“To see one of our existing companies succeed to the point that it is able to continue to invest and create jobs here is a real reason to celebrate. RMF’s $16 million investment, and the 40 new jobs it will create, will make a real difference in Greenville County, and we couldn’t be more excited that this fantastic company continues to show its commitment to our state and to our people,” Governor Nikki Haley commented.
“It has been exciting for us to watch one of our own, a homegrown company fueled by entrepreneurship, seek and fill unique niches in the market and then grow further by branching into multiple industrial sectors,” Chairman of Greenville County Council Dr. Bob Taylor said.
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