Custom Profile Establishing Operations in Kershaw County
December 18, 2019
Alex Clark, CMP
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce
$1.7 million investment to create 70 new jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Custom Profile, a manufacturer and supplier of plastic profile extrusions, today announced plans to establish operations in Kershaw County. The company’s $1.7 million investment is projected to create 70 new jobs.
Since 1992, Custom Profile has specialized in extruded plastic products for everyday appliances, as well as products for medical and marine industries. The company is employee-owned and serves a blue chip customer base, including Herman Miller, Haworth, Hon/Allsteel, Steelcase, Whirlpool, Electrolux, GE Appliance, 3M and others.
Located at 30 Hengst Blvd. in Camden, S.C., Custom Profile’s new facility will manufacture plastic profile extrusions for the furniture, appliance and marine industries.
The company’s new facility is expected to be online by January of 2020. Individuals interested in joining the Custom Profile team should http://www.custom-profile.com/careers/.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to the project. A $100,000 Set-Aside grant was also awarded to Kershaw County to assist with the costs associated with property improvements.
“We are thrilled with the welcome we have received from The Economic Development Office and our neighboring businesses in Camden. We look forward to becoming an active part of the community as we work to serve our current and future local customers.” –Custom Profile CEO John Boeschenstein
“It’s always exciting when a new company chooses to put down roots in South Carolina. We celebrate Custom Profile’s decision to invest $1.7 million and create 70 new jobs in Kershaw County.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“Manufacturing is booming in South Carolina, and with announcements like this one by Custom Profile, the sector continues to grow and create jobs. South Carolinians know how to make things – and make them quite well – and more companies are finding that out.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“We welcome Custom Profile to Kershaw County - The Great Place! It's exciting to know the investments we are making in economic development and education are attracting new business to our community. We look forward to working with Custom Profile as they become a part of our thriving business climate.” –Kershaw County Chairman Julian Burns
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Custom Profile is establishing operations in Kershaw County.
- The $1.7 million investment is projected to create 70 new jobs.
- The company manufactures and supplies plastic profile extrusions.
- Custom Profile’s new facility will be located at 30 Hengst Blvd. in Camden, S.C.,
- Individuals interested in joining the Custom Profile team should visit http://www.custom-profile.com/careers/.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State was among the top in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis in 2018 – extending its streak of top five finishes since 2011. Additionally, the state has won the Gold or Silver Shovel Award from Area Development magazine every year since 2011; and, in 2017, the state was recognized as Business Facilities' State of the Year. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.
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