AS/R Systems, Inc. to locate in Jasper County
Carousel manufacturer investing $2.5 million to establish Lowcountry operations
October 22, 2015
AS/R Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of customized and rebuilt carousels for industrial applications, has announced that the company plans to move operations to Ridgeland, South Carolina, where its affiliate, Robertson Partnership, plans to construct a 40,000 square-foot facility at the Cypress Ridge Industrial Park.
Founded in 1991, AS/R Systems Inc. leads the technology transfer market for specialized Goods to Person (G2P) technology, critical to manufacturing and distribution enterprises. Their customized vertical and horizontal carousels, along with technical services, provide significant space and labor improvements to a wide base of manufacturing and distribution firms across the U.S. and Canada, particularly in the health care, e-commerce, manufacturing and retail sectors.
For more information on AS/R Systems, visit the company’s website at www.asrsystems.com .
“We chose Jasper County for the relocation of our Illinois operation because the location offers excellent access to markets via I-95 and the Ports of Savannah and Charleston. In addition, Governor Haley, Jasper County Council and the economic development team have provided a business-friendly community in which our company can grow.” –AS/R Systems Owner Doug Robertson
“AS/R Systems’ decision to invest in our state and establish operations in Jasper County proves that South Carolina is open for business to companies in all industries. This $2.5 million investment and the 11 new jobs it will create is a terrific beginning to a partnership between our state and this great company.” –Gov. Nikki Haley
“Thanks to our world-class workforce, pro-business environment and significant investment from firms such as AS/R Systems, Inc., South Carolina continues to lead the way when comes to manufacturing. I offer my congratulations to AS/R Systems and look forward to watching them succeed in our state for many years to come.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Jasper County proudly welcomes AS/R Systems, Inc. to our industrial community. Our county government will do everything we can to create the best pro-business environment for this project because we believe that every job created improves the quality of life for a family in our area.” –Jasper County Council Chairwoman Barbara Clark
“SouthernCarolina Alliance appreciates AS/R Systems’ investment in our region, and we appreciate the jobs that this new operation will create.” –SouthernCarolina Regional Development Alliance Chairman Buddy Phillips
“Job creation and capital investment from manufacturing and distribution operations are critical components to growth in Jasper County, and AS/R Systems, Inc. will be an asset to our area. New jobs equal opportunities for our citizens. SouthernCarolina Alliance, the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce and our county council welcome this progressive company to Jasper.” –County Councilman Marty Sauls, SouthernCarolina Alliance Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce
FIVE FAST FACTS
• AS/R Systems, Inc. is establishing operations in Jasper County.
• $2.5 million investment creating 11 new jobs.
• Founded in 1991, the company is currently headquartered in Hilton Head Island, S.C.
• AS/R’s Jasper County facility will be located in the Cypress Ridge Industrial Park.
• For more information on AS/R Systems, visit the company’s website at www.asrsystems.com .
About AS/R Systems, Inc.
AS/R Systems remanufactures, customizes, and integrates horizontal and vertical carousel solutions at a fraction of the price of new. With over 23 years in business & 50,000 square feet of carousel rebuilding capacity throughout Canada and the U.S., AS/R’s in-house sales team, engineering, software, & support ensures our customers’ expectations and business goals are met through a single horizontal carousel solution provider. For more information, visit www.asrsystems.com.