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Pipe tobacco manufacturer bringing 43 new jobs to Horry County

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Laudisi Enterprises Inc. will be expanding the operations of its smoking tobacco manufacturing and pipe distribution in Horry County.

"Horry County has been the corporate site for Laudisi for over a decade and we are excited about our continued expansion in this area," said Sykes Wilford, President and Founder of Laudisi Enterprises. He expressed how delighted they've been to "work with Brad Lofton and the team at Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development along with the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce."

The company will be expanding core operations, as well as bringing their pipe tobacco manufacturing operations from North Carolina to Little River over the next 18 months, resulting in the retention of 37 existing jobs and the creation of 43 new jobs with a capital investment of about $255,000.

Those interested in applying for employment can go to the company's website at www.smokingpipes.com/information/jobs/index.cfm or send your resume to jobs@laudisi.com.

"Part of our ongoing strategy to create jobs in Horry County is fostering and supporting the growth of our existing industries, such as, Laudisi Enterprises," said Mark Lazarus, Chairman of Horry County Council.

"This company's profile is a perfect example of the kind of sustainable business we see for our future and what the 'Building North Myrtle Beach' initiative is all about," acclaimed Marc Jordon, President/CEO of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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