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Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware expanding presence in two S.C. Counties
January 12, 2018
Lowcountry Biz SC writes Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware, manufacturers and suppliers of wire rope, rigging and safety solutions for a wide range of industries, are expanding operations in Charleston and Richland Counties. The joint investment of $3.4 million is expected to create 35 new jobs.
Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware supplies and services manufacturers, construction, maritime and energy and transportation companies who utilize wire rope, web slings, tie downs, chain and hoist products. With its custom fabrication capabilities, the company can create lifting and product solutions for a variety of industries. The firm services multiple customers throughout the Southeast, and this new investment is designed to strengthen its position in the market.
Having outgrown its current facilities in Charleston and Richland Counties, Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware will be growing its operations in both counties simultaneously. In Charleston County, the company will be expanding into a purpose-built fabrication facility at the former Charleston Navy Base, which will include an expanded showroom and a crane and rigging safety training center. Expected to be operational by the summer of 2018, the new space will create 18 jobs and allow for the launch of new product lines and services.
“We live and work in a great state that continually does its part to bring manufacturers, jobs and new businesses to South Carolina. With this commitment and investment in South Carolina, we stand ready to support business growth here in the state and beyond,” said CRC and CRMH Owner Skip Sawin. (photo by charlestonrigging.com)
In Richland County, the company will be moving into an existing manufacturing complex located off of Shop Road adjacent to the Pineview Industrial Park. This facility, complete with multiple overhead bridge cranes, large fabrication area and a crane and rigging safety training center, will help support Carolina’s Rigging & Crane customers in the Midlands and throughout the Southeast. To accommodate its growth in the Midlands, Carolina’s Rigging & Crane will be adding 17 jobs in Richland County.
Those interested in joining the Charleston’s Rigging & Carolina’s Rigging team should visit www.charlestonsrigging.com.