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Sunstrand locating new operations in Florence

on Wednesday, 30 May 2018. Posted in Good life, News, Local News

Sunstrand, LLC announced it is locating new biomaterial manufacturing operations in Florence County. The company is projected to bring $8.4 million of capital investment, leading to the creation of 42 new jobs.

Working closely with farming partners to procure natural materials, Sunstrand, LLC produces bulk biomaterials to preform manufacturers, wastewater remediation companies and animal bedding distributors across North America. The company is an industry-leading supplier of natural fiber reinforcements and fillers for a variety of industries and is North America’s only commercial decorticator of technical grade bast fibers.

Located at 1728 North River Road in Pamplico, the company’s 140,000-square-foot facility is projected to come online in early 2019. Hiring for the new positions should begin in the fourth quarter of 2018, and interested applicants should visit www.sunstrands.com for more information.

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