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30 new jobs coming to Georgetown as company announces expansion

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) – Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and Georgetown County announced that 3V Incorporated will expand its operations in Georgetown County.

The plan includes a $15 million investment and the creation of 30 new jobs over the next five years.

"South Carolina has been home to our operations for a number of years and we look forward to increasing our presence here," said Reed Barker, logistics manager for 3V Incorporated. "Georgetown County has been an excellent fit for our company, providing a positive business environment, a talented workforce and exceptional market access. We appreciate the support we have received from state and local officials in making this expansion a reality."

3V Incorporated, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, will expand its chemical manufacturing facility in Georgetown.

"Encouraging investment and expansion that create jobs across South Carolina is our administration's focus day in and day out, so this announcement by 3V is not only welcome news – it's a reason to celebrate," said Gov. Nikki Haley.

"3V Incorporated is a leading maker of specialty chemicals with clients around the globe. The company has also been part of the state's business community for a number of years. This expansion reaffirms the company's commitment to our state and serves as another indication that our state's business-friendly climate and strong workforce are helping our state's existing businesses grow and create jobs for South Carolinians," said Bobby Hitt, Secretary of Commerce.

"For Georgetown this is great news, especially for those residents who are unemployed. These new jobs are just what we need," said state Rep. Carl L. Anderson. "I am very proud of 3V Inc. and their decision to make improvements to their facility and to hire more employees."

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