COLUMBIA, SC. — Manufacturer of human and pet supplements, Nutramax Laboratories, announced plans for a $30-million facility expansion on June 14. The company will expand its operations in Lancaster County, creating about 200 new jobs in the area.
Since its founding in 1992, Nutramax has committed itself to researching and developing high quality nutritional supplements for both people and companion animals. In 2010, the company moved its corporate headquarters and animal health division to Lancaster County and has since supported the community and its schools, churches, law enforcement and fire departments, small businesses and charitable organizations.
“We are pleased to continue to grow in Lancaster County,” said Todd Henderson, DVM, president and chief executive officer of Nutramax. “With this newest expansion to the Indian Land area, we will continue providing a positive impact that goes beyond our economic development commitments. For 30 years, we have been blessed with a fantastic team of employees committed to delivering the very best to our consumers. Our values of glorifying God, serving our people, supporting our community and pursuing excellence have created an unwavering guide to fulfilling our mission.”
Nutramax’s new facility will join its three existing locations in Lancaster. The new facility will be located in Indian Land and will include warehouse and distribution space and manufacturing capabilities.
“When leading companies like Nutramax Laboratories find long-term success in our state, it shows the world that we have the business-friendly environment and skilled workforce in place where companies can grow,” said South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. “Congratulations to Nutramax Laboratories on this latest expansion in Lancaster County, and we look forward to their continued success in South Carolina.”
To help Nutramax will its planned facility, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved the company’s job development credits and awarded a $500,000 set-aside grant to assist with project costs.
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