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SafeRack Expands Existing Operations in Georgetown County

December 10, 2015

SafeRack, LLC, a leader in truck, railcar and industrial safety, is expanding its existing operations in Georgetown County. The company is investing $20 million in the project, which is expected to create 100 new jobs over the next five years. SafeRack is a division of SixAxis, LLC; a holding company for 10 brands that encompass the fall protection, loading platform, sales resource planning and marketing industries.

In an effort to better serve its growing customer base, SafeRack has decided to expand its Georgetown County footprint. The company will construct a 100,000-square-foot addition to its existing facility, which is located at 219 Safety Avenue in Andrews. Used for manufacturing, warehousing and sales, the new space is anticipated to be operational in 2017. Hiring for the new jobs is expected to begin in 2016.

$20 Million

Capital Investment


New Jobs

Served By

Santee Electric Cooperative

“As SafeRack’s utility partner, it is wonderful to watch their rapid growth and be able to support their expansion. The company is a long-standing community partner, operating in Andrews, South Carolina since 2003. Their new 100,000 sq. ft. addition to their existing facility will be a hub for manufacturing, warehousing and sales. The company is community-minded and their confidence in South Carolina is shown by bringing an additional 100 jobs to the people we serve.  Adding jobs for our citizens is truly what our partnership is all about.”

– Robert G. “Rob” Ardis, III
Santee Electric Cooperative President & CEO

“We are committed to having both our customer service and manufacturing facilities based in Andrews and surrounding areas. We believe being based in South Carolina contributes to our success and this success is directly tied to our need for expanded facilities and staff.  This partnership will benefit everyone involved.”

– Rob Honeycutt
SafeRack/SixAxis Chief Executive Officer

“SafeRack is a great example of how South Carolina companies can grow and thrive in our state. This $20 million investment, creating 100 new jobs, is a huge step for this remarkable company and proves that the Team South Carolina approach to investing in workforce training, education and economic development continues to pay off.”

– The Honorable Nikki Randhawa Haley
Governor of South Carolina

“We are very proud to be the home of SixAxis and its brands. We have witnessed their rapid growth firsthand. The future is very bright for Rob, Fred, and their teams.”

– Brian Tucker
Georgetown County Economic Development Director