HomeSouth CarolinaAGRU America expands operations in Williamsburg County with nearly $8 million investment

AGRU America expands operations in Williamsburg County with nearly $8 million investment

Williamsburg County, South Carolina – AGRU America, a leading provider of engineering plastics solutions based in the U.S., announced its plans to expand its operations in Williamsburg County. This expansion involves an investment of $7.8 million by the company, which is anticipated to generate around six new employment opportunities.

“AGRU America has been in South Carolina since 1996. Since then, we’ve expanded multiple times across Williamsburg, Georgetown and Charleston counties. South Carolina has provided us with an excellent business environment for nearly three decades, and we are thrilled by the ongoing support we have received from state and local officials. Our latest expansion will help ensure we continue meeting the demand for our products and solutions,” said AGRU America President and CEO Robert L. Johnson in a release.

Based in Georgetown, SC, AGRU America is dedicated to contributing to a sustainable future through the development of innovative engineering plastics solutions. The company prides itself on building strong relationships based on the highest standards. It operates as a subsidiary of the Austrian family-owned enterprise, AGRU Kunststofftechnik GmbH, which has been in operation since 1948.

“AGRU America’s latest expansion showcases South Carolina’s commitment to supporting existing companies. We applaud the company’s dedication to doing business in our state and celebrate this investment in Williamsburg County,” said South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.

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AGRU America’s product offerings, which include AGRU geosynthetics, concrete protective liners, pipes and fittings, and semi-finished products, have a global presence, being distributed in over 100 countries across six continents.

With already four facilities in South Carolina, AGRU America’s most recent expansion will enhance its Andrews manufacturing facility located at 3537 County Line Road through the addition of new machinery and equipment.

Individuals interested in joining the AGRU America team should visit the company’s careers page.

“We are excited to see AGRU America again growing its operations in one of our state’s rural communities. Announcements like this prove that South Carolina is a place where innovative manufacturing companies can find lasting success,” said Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.

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“Williamsburg County is very excited that AGRU America is expanding its current operations, with an estimated $7.8 million investment. It demonstrates the company’s confidence in the area and its commitment to contributing to the local economy and community. This shows that businesses such as AGRU America love Williamsburg County as much as we do,” said Williamsburg County Supervisor Kelvin C. Washington.

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