COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carolina Metal Finishing, a leader in powder coating and custom metal finishing, is expanding its existing operations in Lee County. The $1 million investment is projected to create approximately 20 new jobs.
An affiliate of Paramount Metal Finishing in Linden, N.J., Carolina Metal Finishing supplies contract services for metal parts cleaning, assembly, industrial painting and powder coating. The company’s Lee County facility has been in operation since 2006 and currently employs 24 associates.
Located at 547 South Main Street in Bishopville, S.C., Carolina Metal Finishing will be expanding its existing facility by 12,000 square feet, allowing for increased production capacity. For more information on Carolina Metal Finishing, visit the company’s website.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $50,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to assist with the costs of site preparation and building construction.
“Carolina Metal Finishing is very excited to be expanding our manufacturing facility in the Bishopville, S.C. area. We appreciate the support from local and state agencies to get our facility operational as soon as possible. We look forward to expanding our operations and to having continued growth in the future.” –Carolina Metal Finishing President Michael Fuschetti
“Today, we’re proud to celebrate a win for one of our rural communities. Carolina Metal Finishing’s continued success in Lee County is proof that a positive business environment has been cultivated in all corners of South Carolina.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“The success of existing industries, like Carolina Metal Finishing, is crucial to communities all across our state. We congratulate this important member of Team South Carolina and look forward to watching them continue to thrive here for years to come.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Our goal is to help companies, much like Carolina Metal Finishing, meet and exceed productivity expectations, and we put forth every effort to make sure that happens. It is always good to see when hard work yields good fruit.” –Lee County Council Chairman Travis Windham
“We have always been confident in our community and our innate ability to attract quality people and grow successful businesses. Carolina Metal Finishing’s expansion demonstrates these qualities. Indeed, we are thrilled to work with them and support the expansion, and we are grateful for the additional employment opportunities it will provide.” –Mayor of Bishopville Alexander Boyd
“We are quite pleased with not only the success Carolina Metal Finishing has had in Bishopville, but also the growth the success has spawned and the new jobs this expansion will create for our community. We are grateful and will continue to work alongside this team to ensure a successful expansion process.” –TheLink Economic Development Alliance Chairman Gordon Eckley
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Carolina Metal Finishing is expanding its Lee County operations.
- $1 million investment to create 20 new jobs.
- Carolina Metal Finishing is a leader in powder coating and custom metal finishing.
- Located at 547 South Main Street in Bishopville, S.C., the company will be expanding its existing facility by 12,000 square feet, allowing for increased production capacity.
- For more information on Carolina Metal Finishing, visit the company’s website.