More than $23 million investment expected to create 18 new jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. – eCycling International SC today announced that the company is locating its new facility in Allendale County. The more than $23 million investment is expected to generate 18 new jobs.
“We are excited to open our new operations in Allendale County. South Carolina offers us an exceptional business environment and a talented workforce. We appreciate all the support we’ve received from state and local officials as we’ve helped to make this project a reality,” said Kevin Fail, facility manager for eCycling International SC.
eCycling International SC is establishing its recycling and processing service facility in the former Mohawk building in Ulmer. The company offers commercial recycling and performs zero-waste landfill services. The facility is expected to be up and running in five months.
“Today’s announcement from eCycling International SC is another win for one of our state’s rural areas. We celebrate the company’s decision to invest $23 million in Ulmer and create new jobs. We are working hard every day to recruit new businesses to all areas of South Carolina,” said Gov. Nikki Haley.
Commerce has recruited more than $430 million in capital investment and more than 1,000 new jobs in the recycling-related sector since the beginning of 2010.
“The recycling sector continues to be an important part of our state’s economy and today’s announcement by eCycling International SC builds on that. Every one of these new jobs will have impact in Allendale County,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.
“Allendale County welcomes eCycling International to our diverse industrial community,” said Allendale County Council Chairman Carl Gooding. “We appreciate the job creation and investment in our workforce that eCycling will bring through this project, and we look forward to working with the company for many years to come.”
“Every job created in a rural community affects a family and improves their quality of life,” said SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Johnny Williamson. “eCycling’s investment in our region is celebrated because these new jobs will make a big difference to our families. We are delighted that eCycling International has chosen our region for their operation.”
The company will begin hiring in four months for the new positions. Anyone interested in job opportunities with the company should contact Kevin Fail at the new facility at that time.