New jobs expected following expansion of Orangeburg facility

Published: Dec. 23, 2013 at 10:15 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 23, 2013 at 10:17 PM EST
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ORANGEBURG, SC (WCSC) - A plastic injection modeling company is expanding one of their facilities in Orangeburg which is expected to generate 26 news jobs.

"Since our move into South Carolina in 2005, our Orangeburg facility has become a key business unit within the Quality Models' group," said Bill Szekesy, president of Quality Model South Carolina. "The expansion of the facility is needed to support our Southeastern U.S. customer base.  We thank both Orangeburg County and the state of South Carolina for its continued support of our efforts."

According to a statement released by the company, since the facility opened in 2005, Quality Model has invested more than $13 million and created 75 jobs in the community.

Quality Model specializes in serving the power sports, industrial, automotive and aftermarket, and lawn and garden industries with leading value-added products and services such as design, tool building, manufacturing, secondary assembly and painting.

"We are thrilled another international company is expanding in our state," said Gov. Nikki Haley. "We applaud Quality Model for continuing to grow their business in Orangeburg County, investing $3 million and creating 26 new jobs."

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