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Protective Packaging announces $2.5 million expansion in Kershaw County

June 14, 2016

Lauren Reeder
Kershaw County Economic Development Office
lauren.reeder@kershaw.sc.gov

Kershaw County, SC – Protective Packaging Inc. has announced expansion plans for its manufacturing operations in Lugoff, South Carolina. The company expects to invest $2.5 million over the next 12 -18 months.

Established in 1987 by current Owner and President Tom Price, Protective Packaging designs and produces custom folding cartons, custom packaging, blister cards, dispenser cartons, and countertop displays for companies nationwide. As part of the expansion, the company will add an additional 70,025 square feet to their existing 56,500 square foot building.  

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“Protective Packaging is excited to invest in the expansion of our Lugoff manufacturing facility in Kershaw County. Our growth has been achieved by a combination of continually producing exceptional products for our clients and being a part of a community with a successful business climate.”

- Tom Price, Owner & President of Protective Packaging

“We are always pleased to see a company not just house its operations in South Carolina, but thrive and prosper here as well. I congratulate Protective Packaging’s new $2.5 million step forward and we look forward to watching them grow for years to come.”

- Bobby Hitt, Secretary of South Carolina Commerce

“It is truly a great day in Kershaw County when one of our very own homegrown companies announces plans to expand. Protective Packaging’s business success proves that Kershaw County is the great place for business and a community rooted by entrepreneurship.”

– Julian Burns, Kershaw County Council Chair

“For Protective Packaging to continually thrive at their Lugoff operations over the past three decades proves that Kershaw County continues to provide a strong business environment for our industries. We could not be more excited to congratulate this company on the success they have found in our community.”

  - Peggy McLean, Kershaw County Economic Development Director

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