COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sumter Easy Home LLC, a supplier of housewares and other retail goods, is locating their new manufacturing operations in Sumter County. The development is projected to bring $37 million of capital investment and create 88 new jobs.
Sumter Easy Home LLC produces and distributes home organization and housewares to a variety of clients, including Walmart and Lowe’s. Sumter Easy Home will be servicing multiple businesses out of this facility, including the warehousing and shipping of TidyLiving.com orders.
The company has purchased the Black River Spec Building, a 104,000-square-foot facility on North Wise Drive in Sumter, S.C. Interested applicants should visit Ready SC’s website for more information.
“All of us at Sumter Easy Home are excited and grateful to be locating our manufacturing operations in Sumter, S.C. This new facility will help us better service our customers by reducing lead times and controlling costs. Our company has been producing innovative houseware products for more than a decade in Asia, and now, with the support of Sumter County and the state of South Carolina, we’re opening our first U.S. manufacturing facility. We feel as if we’re not just coming to Sumter, we’re coming home.” –Sumter Easy Home LLC CEO Michael Lu
“Our state’s workforce has proven that it’s one of the best in the world, and that’s why we know Sumter Easy Home will succeed here. We are grateful for the commitment this investment shows in our state and look forward to seeing this great company prosper here for a long time.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“It’s always exciting to see foreign-based firms establish operations in the Palmetto State. Today, we celebrate Sumter Easy Home LLC and their decision to invest more than $37 million in Sumter County.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Sumter County Council is always pleased to partner with a company to bring jobs and strengthen our economic outlook. Every member of this community will benefit from Easy Home’s Sumter-based operations.” –Sumter County Council Chairman James McCain
“Sumter Easy Home’s decision to operate here speaks volumes about Team Sumter and our competitive, pro-business community. It is our goal to make sure all companies, foreign and domestic, large and small, have an environment in which they can succeed.” –Sumter Mayor Joseph M. McElveen
“South Carolina is a leader in foreign direct investment, and Sumter County is increasingly showing our value and ability to attract and sustain businesses that are highly reputable. Easy Home’s move to Sumter is yet another classic example of how our overall leadership, community and workforce agenda intersect and determine the growth of our region.” –Sumter Development Board Chairman Greg A. Thompson
“We are excited that Sumter Easy Home LLC will be operating in our region and are confident that this investment will prove mutually beneficial for years to come.” –TheLINK Regional Economic Development Alliance Gordon Eckley
FIVE FAST FACTS
• Sumter Easy Home LLC launching new operations in Sumter County.
• $37 million investment to create 88 new jobs.
• Sumter Easy Home LLC is a manufacturer and supplier of home organization and housewares to a variety of clients, including Walmart and Lowe’s.
• The company has purchased the Black River Spec Building, a 104,000-square-foot facility on North Wise Drive in Sumter, S.C.
• Interested applicants should visit ReadySC’s website for more information.