$5 million investment will create 26 new jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Tomahawk Processing LLC (Tomahawk Processing) today announced that it will establish meat processing operations in Laurens County. The company’s investment of $5 million will create 26 new jobs.
Tomahawk Processing will build a state-of-the-art, U.S. Department of Agriculture-inspected processing plant that will provide beef processing and packing services. It will also provide private label packaging, allowing producers to sell products publicly in South Carolina and other states.
The company will be located at 5336 Metric Road in Laurens. Operations are expected to be online in the first quarter of 2025. Individuals interested in joining the Tomahawk Processing team should email [email protected].
"My partners and I are thrilled to announce that Tomahawk Processing will be locating in Laurens County, South Carolina. We look forward to partnering with South Carolina producers to help bring local beef direct to consumers. We want to thank the Laurens County Council, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Laurens County Economic Development Corporation for all the hard work in helping to bring this investment to Laurens County. With a special thanks to Senator Danny Verdin and Tom Brooks, City Manager of Clinton, for helping start the dialogue that led to this decision."
-Tomahawk Processing Managing Partner Platt Moore
“Agribusiness is one of South Carolina’s leading industries, and we celebrate Tomahawk Processing’s decision to invest and create jobs in Laurens County. I congratulate the company and look forward to a strong partnership.”
-Gov. Henry McMaster
“South Carolina’s dynamic agribusiness sector continues to attract new companies like Tomahawk Processing. We celebrate the opportunities this announcement represents for Laurens County and look forward to this company’s success within our borders.”
-Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III
“The lack of in-state processing capacity is probably the No. 1 concern I hear from beef producers in South Carolina, so this project is a big deal. This qualified team with South Carolina roots will help strengthen the agribusiness industry in our state.”
-South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers
“Laurens County would like to congratulate Tomahawk Processing on their new facility in Laurens County. Agribusiness has a long history in our county, and we are excited to see that continue into the future. We wish Tomahawk much success and look forward to partnering with them for years to come.”
-Laurens County Council Chairman Brown Patterson
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Tomahawk Processing LLC (Tomahawk Processing) is establishing operations in Laurens County.
- The company's investment of $5 million will create 26 new jobs.
- Tomahawk Processing will provide beef processing and packaging services.
- The company will be located at 5336 Metric Road in Laurens, S.C.
- Individuals interested in joining the Tomahawk Processing team should email [email protected].