COLUMBIA, S.C. – Woodfield Systems USA, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of bulk liquid and gas handling equipment, is locating a new manufacturing center in Richland County. With a capital investment of $1.5 million, the company is expected to create 50 new jobs.
Woodfield Systems USA is a wholly-owned entity of India-based Woodfield Systems International, a premier design, manufacturing and sales organization, providing customized bulk fluid handling solutions and safety access systems. The company’s Richland County operations will produce loading arms, metering and process skids to support the loading and unloading of bulk tanker trucks and rail cars in the refined fuel, industrial and chemical and industrial HVAC markets.
Located at 200 Business Park Boulevard in Columbia, S.C., the company’s new 39,000-square-foot facility will be operational in the coming weeks, and those interested in joining the Woodfield Systems team should contact HR.USA@woodfieldsystems.com.
“Woodfield Systems International in India has had tremendous growth in recent years in many international markets, driven by a passion to help our customers achieve their goals. This passion and success has enabled us to commence our operations in Richland County to better serve our customers in North and South America and many other global locations. This is a very exciting time for our company, and we look forward to engaging with many new long-term team members.” –Woodfield Systems USA, Inc. President Simon Hill
“South Carolina continues to attract industry from all corners of the globe, and that’s a testament to the pro-business strategy we’ve implemented across this state. I congratulate Woodfield Systems on today’s announcement and look forward to watching the impact this innovative company will have here in the Midlands.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“Team South Carolina is proud to have a strong economic partnership with India, and this investment by Woodfield Systems is the latest example of that. We’re excited to have such a dynamic company establish operations in the Midlands and look forward to their success in our state for many years to come.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“We welcome Woodfield Systems USA to Richland County. Woodfield is joining a growing list of successful international companies that have found our county to be a great place to do business.” –Richland County Council Chair Joyce Dickerson
FIVE FAST FACTS
• Woodfield Systems USA is launching new manufacturing operations in Richland County.
• $1.5 million investment to create 50 new jobs.
• Woodfield Systems USA is a wholly-owned entity of Woodfield Systems International, an India-based manufacturer of bulk liquid and gas handling equipment.
• The company’s new 39,000-square-foot operations will be located at 200 Business Park Boulevard in Columbia, S.C.
• Those interested in joining the Woodfield Systems team should contact HR.USA@woodfieldsystems.com.
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