For Immediate Release
September 11, 2019
Faddis Concrete Products launching Chester County operations
$6.7 million investment to create 60 new jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. –Faddis Concrete Products, an American-owned provider of high-quality precast concrete products, today announced plans to establish operations in Chester County. The $6.7 million investment will create 60 new jobs.
Since 1989, Faddis Concrete Products has offered a comprehensive selection of approved products for transportation, industrial, architectural and Homeland Security projects.
Located at 2794 Old Richburg Road, Faddis Concrete Products’ Chester County operations will serve as a manufacturing facility of precast concrete products for highway construction, including precast noise wall posts and panels, safety barriers, retaining walls, bridge arches and more.
New operations are projected to come online in the fourth quarter of 2019. Individuals looking to join the Faddis Concrete Products team can visit http://www.faddis.com/careers/.
“Faddis Concrete Products’ corporate office is located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. We are pleased to bring our growing company to Chester County, South Carolina, with our sixth manufacturing facility. Specializing in precast concrete for highway construction, we pride ourselves in maintaining a small company/family feel. We look forward to engaging in our new Chester County community and opening our doors to prospective employees, suppliers and customers. Thank you to the local authorities and businesses in making us feel welcome, already.” -Faddis Concrete Products President J. Robert Hess Jr.
“South Carolina continues to lead the way in the global manufacturing industry, and today’s announcement by Faddis Concrete Products is the latest example of that. We look forward to seeing the positive impact of these 60 new jobs in Chester County.”-Gov. Henry McMaster
“We continue to see manufacturers launching new operations across the state and are pleased to welcome Faddis Concrete Products to the business community. Team South Carolina’s business-friendly climate, market access and quality infrastructure are growing the economy and creating jobs.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Faddis Concrete Products will be an asset to our industrial community. The capital investment of $6.7 million in our community and creation of 60 jobs will make a difference for our citizens. This announcement is proof that Chester County continues to be an excellent location for manufacturing and distribution operations needing proximity to domestic markets.”-Chester County Supervisor K. Shane Stuart
“With this new announcement, it is clear that Chester County has the ability to execute and mesh the economic development strategic plan with the reality of today’s market. Having the right people, partners and allies in support of the established goals will continue to help us to achieve the desired results, which is to stimulate Chester County’s economy and provide job opportunities for its citizens. The Chester Development Association welcomes Faddis Concrete Products as our newest industrial partner.”-Chester Development Association Chairman Tony Pope
“Faddis Concrete Products’ announcement is another example of the robust and growing economy of South Carolina, the I-77 region and Chester County. We welcome Faddis Concrete Products to the region and congratulate Chester County on its continued economic success.” -I-77 Alliance President and CEO Rich Fletcher
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System viareadySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State ranked No. 1 in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis in 2018 — extending its streak of top three finishes since 2011. Additionally, the state has won the Gold or Silver Shovel Award from Area Development magazine every year since 2011; and, in 2017, the state was recognized as Business Facilities’ State of the Year. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.
Alex Clark, CMP
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce
S.C. Department of Commerce
1201 Main Street, Suite 1600
Columbia SC 29201