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WeylChem US Expanding at Kershaw County Facility

February 26, 2014

WeylChem U.S. Inc., a provider of custom manufacturing and tolling services, as well as advanced intermediates and reagents, announced the expansion of its Kershaw County facility, which is expected to create 49 new jobs.

The company’s $10.8 million investment will be for the improvement of the site infrastructure at its manufacturing plant in Elgin, SC, adding equipment with computer controls to enable the company to better serve the chemical industry in a more environmentally responsible way.




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“This is a significant business expansion for WeylChem, highlighting our commitment to growth and continuous drive for innovation, customer satisfaction and business diversification. The added production capacity and infrastructure will improve our ability to handle a broader product mix and solidify an expanding specialty chemical business for our Elgin facility.”

– Jeff Dugger, CEO, WeylChem U.S., Inc.

“As we attract new companies to South Carolina, it’s incredibly important that we continue supporting the growth of those who have trusted and invested in South Carolina for years. We are proud to see WeylChem reaffirm its commitment in our state with a $10.8 million expansion that will bring 49 new jobs to South Carolina.”

–The Honorable Nikki R. Haley, Governor of South Carolina

“WeylChem’s decision to expand its Elgin operation proves that Kershaw County is a great place to do business. We appreciate WeylChem’s investment in our community and look forward to many years of working together.”

– Gene Wise, Chairman, Kershaw County Council