Groundbreaking for new plant in Berkeley Co. today

Bushy Park Industrial Complex
Bushy Park Industrial Complex

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A worldwide leader in the cable industry will break ground at the site of their new facility in Berkeley County on Wednesday.

The company, Nexans, is investing $85 million in the new manufacturing plant to be built in Bushy Park Industrial Complex. It's expected to bring 200 jobs to the Lowcountry.

The plant will make underground, high-voltage cables, and operations are expected to begin in 2014.

Officials will celebrate the groundbreaking at 10:30 a.m. at the Berkeley County Council Chambers in Moncks Corner.

Governor Nikki Haley, the president of Nexans, and county leaders are expected to be there.

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