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  Zero Connect Launching Operations In Pickens County

New Development To Bring $1.3 Million Investment To Easley, S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – May 3, 2016 - Zero Connect, an assembler and distributor of fiber optic and copper cables, is establishing operations in Pickens County. The new development will create 72 new jobs and lead to an investment of more than $1.3 million. 

Zero Connect is a custom cable assembly manufacturer and supplier of off-the-shelf fiber and copper products for voice, data and video applications. With years of experience in the contracting and manufacturing sectors, the company features on-staff industry experts dedicated to meeting customers’ requirements. 

Located at 182 Kayaker Way in Easley, S.C., the company will be renovating a portion of an existing building to create 18,000 square-feet of manufacturing space. If you are interested in joining the Zero Connect team, visit www.zeroconnect.com

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“Our expansion to Pickens County in South Carolina will allow Zero Connect to be within a one day ground shipment of the majority of our customers. Our rapidly increasing fiber optic cable assembly business dictated that we find an area with a dedicated and skilled workforce. We feel our new Easley facility will allow us to maintain our leadership in the copper and fiber optic cable assembly and data center businesses.” –Zero Connect President Larry Kendall

“The investment that Zero Connect is making in the people of South Carolina is a significant commitment to our state and is a real reason to celebrate. The 72 jobs this great company is creating in Easley will make a real difference in the lives of South Carolinians, and we look forward to seeing the impact it will have on this community for years to come.” –Gov. Nikki Haley

“Congratulations to Zero Connect for making the decision to set up shop in Pickens County. South Carolina has become an advanced manufacturing powerhouse in recent years, and thanks to companies like Zero Connect, this trend will only continue.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“Pickens County is delighted to welcome Zero Connect to our local business community. With a great location, dedicated workforce and wonderful natural resources, we in Pickens County know what Zero Connect will learn – this is a great place to do business and live! We know that Zero Connect will thrive, and we will be watching their continued growth and success for many years to come.” –Pickens County Council Chairman Jennifer H. Willis

FIVE FAST FACTS

• Zero Connect establishing operations in Pickens County.

• $1.3 million investment to create 72 new jobs.

• Zero Connect is a custom cable assembly manufacturer for voice, data and video applications.

• The new facility will be located at 182 Kayaker Way in Easley, S.C. 

• For more information, visit the company’s website at www.zeroconnect.com

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Phone: 803.734.2100
Fax: 803.734.5167

Mailing Address:
The Honorable Nikki R. Haley
Office of the Governor
1205 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201