Masonite International expanding Bamberg County operations

Company expanding operations with additional workforce

June 09, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. Masonite International, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of decorative interior doors and entry door systems, is expanding its existing Bamberg County operations. This expansion will result in the creation of 50 new jobs over the next year, with additional growth expected in the years to come.

Featuring a wide array of patented designs for frames, stain kits and building materials, Masonite International operates more than 70 locations around the world--with 37 sites in the United States alone. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., the company employs more than 10,000 people worldwide.

The 50 new positions will allow Masonite’s Denmark, S.C. facility to add another auto line shift. Additional growth and capacity increases are expected to take place through the first quarter of 2017. There are also plans for the creation of a weekend shift, which will require additional staffing in auxiliary support departments.

If you are interested in applying for any of the new positions, visit the company’s careers page online for more information. Applications must be submitted in person at the facility, which is located at 1349 Locust Avenue in Denmark.

For more information on Masonite International, visit www.masonite.com.

QUOTES

“South Carolina continues to build on its reputation as a leader in manufacturing, and Masonite’s decision to expand in Denmark is another big win for our state. It’s special any time we see a company succeed and grow in one of our rural communities, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the 50 new jobs this expansion means for Bamberg County.” –Gov. Nikki Haley

“The success that we’ve seen in economic development in South Carolina is due to great companies like Masonite International, which continue to invest in our communities and people. We look forward to watching this company continue to grow and support the Bamberg community.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“Masonite is a fine company that has been an asset to our county. Every good job they provide in our area creates a better future for a family here, where Masonite continues to expand. We congratulate the company and want to help Masonite flourish in Bamberg County.” – Bamberg County Council Chairman Isaiah Odom

“We appreciate Masonite’s continued investment in our region, where they already employ nearly 200 people. We are proud of the fact that our workforce has been a part of Masonite’s success at the Denmark facility, where Masonite continues to produce the world’s finest products in the industry. We extend our gratitude and our pledge to continue to support Masonite’s success in any way that we can.” –SouthernCarolina Alliance President and CEO Danny Black

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Masonite International is expanding its existing operations in Bamberg County.
  • The expansion will result in the creation of 50 new jobs.
  • Masonite is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of decorative interior doors and entry door systems.
  • The company is located at 1349 Locust Avenue in Denmark, S.C.
  • For information on applying for the new positions, visit the company’s careers page online. 
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