China Jushi locating first U.S. plant, 400 jobs to Columbia
COLUMBIA, S.C. — China Jushi, a global manufacturer and promoter of fiberglass products, is establishing its first U.S. fiberglass manufacturing operations with an 80,000-ton production line in Richland County. The first phase of the project is expected to bring $300 million in capital investment and create 400 new jobs. Check for China Jushi jobs here.
Headquartered in Zhejiang, China, China Jushi is a leading supplier of fiberglass reinforcements and fabrics to the reinforced plastics industry worldwide. With more than 20 years of experience in the U.S. market, Jushi already has a strong brand influence in American markets. The new production line is designed to supplement the growing composite material industry in the United States.
Located in Pineview Industrial Park in Columbia, S.C., the company expects to begin construction on the new facility in the fourth quarter of 2016 and complete the installation within two years.
“The Jushi USA project is a big move for the strategic development of China Jushi. With the dynamic development of the American composite global market, plus the great support from South Carolina state government and Richland County, we believe that this USA project will achieve great success. Also, we always welcome talented people to join Jushi USA and witness the growth of Jushi in the American fiberglass industry,” China Jushi CEO Zhang Yuqiang explained.
READ MORE of this story at South Carolina Department of Commerce. Photo courtesy of Jushi Group/Jushi USA.