Lollicup to open its distribution doors in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE (WCSC) - An established West Coast distributor is opening up a new location in the Lowcountry.

Lollicup USA, Inc. has announced plans today to open a distribution center in Dorchester County. The company manufactures Karat brand products and is a distributor of coffee and tea supplies. It also specializes in high-quality paper, plastic disposable goods and beverage ingredients.

The new center is expected to create 40 new jobs over the next three years.

In July, the company will begin operations in the former Williams Technologies building at 420 Industrial Drive in Summerville.

Lollicup President and CEO Alan Yu says Dorchester County was an ideal location to open because of its proximity to I-26, the Port of Charleston, and direct access to the growing East Coast market.

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