$4.5 Million Investment Expected To Create New Jobs


COLUMBIA, S.C. – Reinicke Athens, Inc. (RAI), a Georgia-based leading industrial contractor, is investing $4.5 million to establish manufacturing operations in Laurens County. The investment is expected to create 30 new jobs over the next three to five years.

“We are looking forward to expanding in South Carolina to better serve our clients in the region” said Reinicke Athens, Inc. President Mark Christopherson.

Founded in 1996 in Athens, Ga., RAI specializes in fast-track installations, relocation of industrial manufacturing equipment and full-service, turnkey construction. With a client list that includes many Fortune 500 companies, Reinicke thrives on competitive bidding as well as negotiations with both small and large projects alike.

“RAI’s decision to locate in Laurens County is great news for our state and is further proof that all of South Carolina is open for business” states SC Governor Nikki Haley.  “We welcome RAI to South Carolina and celebrate its $4.5 million job-creating investment in Laurens County.”

Located in the Owings Industrial Park on Old Laurens Road, RAI’s facility will allow the company to strengthen its existing customer base in South Carolina. Additionally, the facility will allow RAI to expand its operations to support new manufacturers who need customized support in the installation and implementation of process equipment.

Construction of the facility is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2015. Therefore, hiring for most of the new positions is anticipated to take place in the fourth quarter of 2015. Those interested in applying may visit the company’s careers page online.

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