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Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. establishing operations in Barnwell County

May 9, 2022

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp., a family-owned rubber and plastic foam company, today announced plans to establish operations in Barnwell County. The company’s $5.6 million investment will create 65 new jobs. 

Founded in 1964, Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. produces closed-cell sponge rubber and plastic foam. The company’s brands include Durafoam™ Closed Cell Sponge Rubber & Plastic Foam and Bondaflex™ Recycled Rubber & Plastics Material Composites. With a commitment to sustainability, 98% of all waste generated by Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. is recycled.  

Located at 4445 Barnwell Road in Williston, Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp.’s Barnwell County facility will expand the company’s manufacturing operations and accommodate growth to meet increasing demand. 

The expansion is expected to be completed by January 2023. Individuals interested in joining the Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. team should visit the company’s contact page.    

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

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“We are very excited about our expansion into Barnwell County and the state of South Carolina. We look forward to creating jobs and growing our company in the U.S. I want to personally thank the state and county officials who have helped to make this happen, and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship.” -Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. President John Bonforte Jr. 

"South Carolina’s rubber and plastics industry continues to progress and grow, and Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp.’s decision to establish operations in Barnwell County and create 65 new jobs is further proof of that. We’re excited to welcome them to South Carolina and look forward to their success.” -Gov. Henry McMaster 

“With more than half a century of experience in their field, we are happy to welcome an industry leader like Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. to South Carolina. Congratulations on their new operation in Barnwell County, and we look forward to this partnership for many years to come.” -Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III

“Barnwell County welcomes Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp., a great family-owned company that will create 65 new jobs and opportunities for families in our community. It’s a great time to live, invest and work in Barnwell County, and we look forward to supporting Monmouth’s manufacturing operations as they grow in Williston.” -Barnwell County Council Chair Harold Buckmon

“SouthernCarolina Alliance is proud to be working with Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp., and we believe our workforce will be an asset to the company. We appreciate their investment in Barnwell County and our people as we welcome this wonderful addition to our diverse regional manufacturing community.” -SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Marty Sauls