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WORKFORCE AND EXISTING INDUSTRIES IN COLLETON COUNTY

Worldwide manufacturers as diverse as Floralife, Crescent Dairy and Beverages, and Meter Bearings Group have located their operations in Colleton County.  These successful industries enjoy low operation costs, a business-friendly environment and access to state of the art workforce training.
 

South Carolina has the workforce entrusted to build the automobiles, airplanes, and advanced materials demanded by today’s market. As a state whose economy is built on manufacturing, South Carolina has taken extraordinary measures to ensure that we can provide a skilled workforce ready for the specific requirements of your company. Our renowned workforce training program and technical college system are second to none, and the state is one of four in the nation to certify our workforce through the nationally recognized WorkKeys® testing and certification program.
 

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Workforce & Population by 30, 45 and 60 Minute Drive Times

         
Colleton County 30 minutes 45 minutes 60 minutes
2010 Population 180,295 819,558 1,150,065
2010 Workforce 82,397 387,554 545,025
2010 Employed 72,180 338,335 478,532
2010 Unemployed 10,217 49,219 66,493
2015 Estimated Population 194,714 884,440 1,249,524
2015 Estimated Workforce 88,981 418,248 592,170

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Meet our Local Industries:
 

American Peat & Organic Corp.
7902 Green Pond Highway
Green Pond, SC  29446
Established: 1991

Mulches / peat mining
 

Badham Chip Mill (Kapstone
24022 Augusta Highway
Cottageville, SC  29435

Pine / hardwood pulpwood chipping
 

Buscot, LLC
220 Anderson Road
Walterboro, SC  29488
Established 2015
Manufactures specialty bearings

 

Carolina Textile Recycling
68 Anderson Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1995

 

Carolina Visuals
P.O. Box 160
Smoaks, SC 29481
Textile / Flags

 

Crescent Dairy & Beverages
181 Crescent Way
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2013
Milk and milk products

 

Dayco Products, Inc.
938 Thunderbolt Drive
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1973
Manufactures automotive belts

 

Floralife, Inc.
751 Thunderbolt Drive
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1994
Manufactures floral forms

 

Glanbia / American Body Building Products
1756 Industrial Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1994
Sports drink bottler

 

IFCO Systems
312 Upchurch Lane
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1989
Manufactures wooden pallets

 

Interstate Wood Products
372 Upchurch Lane
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1998
Manufactures cypress mulch

 

ITW Trimark
P.O. Box 1683
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1988
Manufactures industrial packaging

 

J&L Wire
387 Mable T. Willis Blvd.
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2006
Manufactures galvanized wire decking and shelving

 

Jaxco Industries
321 Anderson Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2006
Manufactures promotional/fund raising products

 

JGBR
1310 N. Jefferies Blvd.
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2016
Manufactures high precision steel balls and bearings

 

K & M Tire
221 Anderson Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2007
Tire Distribution

 

Meter Bearings
220 Anderson Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2014
Manufactures bearings

 

Palmetto Aero
467 Aviation Way
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2014
Airframe components, fasteners, assemblies

 

Paper Converters
1298 Thunderbolt Drive
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2003

 

Pioneer Boats
208 Upchurch Lane
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2008
Manufactures boats

 

Pretium Packaging
1950 Industrial Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1996
Manufactures plastic bottles

 

Rockford Manufacturing
504 Thunderbolt Drive
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 1997
Manufactures metal buildings

 

SarlaFlex
1497 Industrial Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
Established: 2012
Manufactures polyester and nylon yarns

 

Triarco Industries
88 Weiss Lane
Green Pond, SC 29466
Established: 1997
Natural-source raw material for food industry

 

Walterboro Pole Company
1415 Cottageville Highway
Walterboro, SC 29488
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