WINNSBORO, S.C. – Pharmacy-Lite Packaging, a division of Pacific Management Holdings, LLC, today announced plans to establish operations in Fairfield County. The company’s $2.9 million investment is expected to create 33 new jobs.
A family-owned business based in the U.S., Pharmacy-Lite Packaging manufactures streamlined vial systems for prescription drugs. The company’s innovative packaging features fewer barcodes and offers child-resistant, reversible and easy-open twist caps for dry and liquid vials.
Located at 721 U.S. Highway 321 Bypass South in Winnsboro, S.C., Pharmacy-Lite Packaging’s Fairfield County operations will serve as a manufacturing and distribution center.
Initial hiring is slated to begin in the spring of 2020. readySC™ will be assisting with recruiting and training.
Fairfield County was awarded a $150,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to assist with the costs of property improvements.
“Pharmacy-Lite is happy to have found both a community and facility that we believe will support our continued growth in the production and nationwide distribution of prescription packaging products. Our team first visited Winnsboro in July and found the people to be friendly, welcoming and outgoing. I would like to express gratitude to the business development people at the state, county and city levels for all their help. We look forward to being a member of the community producing plastic products in South Carolina.” –Pharmacy-Lite Packaging President V. Jack Brennan
“South Carolina’s business-friendly climate continues to attract companies in every industry, and we’re proud to welcome Pharmacy-Lite Packaging to our growing business community. I wish the company all the best and look forward to watching them thrive in South Carolina.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“The decision by Pharmacy-Lite Packaging to call South Carolina home is further proof that our state’s manufacturing and distribution sectors continue to shine. I applaud this great company for establishing operations in the Palmetto State and look forward to the impact they will have on Fairfield County.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Fairfield County is thrilled to welcome Pharmacy-Lite Packaging. Our newest corporate citizen is a wonderful addition to the county’s growing manufacturing base. The Winnsboro location will be well supported by local businesses and a willing workforce. Most good things happen with hard work, and we want recognize the town of Winnsboro’s effort to help Pharmacy-Lite Packaging make the decision to select our community.” –Fairfield County Council Chairman Neil Robinson
“Pharmacy-Lite Packaging made a great choice in selecting Winnsboro, S.C. as a location to grow their business. Our citizens welcome the job opportunities, and the town stands ready to support Pharmacy-Lite Packaging with utilities and other valuable services. Our partnership with Fairfield County’s leadership is paying dividends, and we know the future is bright.” –Town of Winnsboro Mayor Roger Gaddy
“We are excited to welcome Pharmacy-Lite Packaging to Fairfield County and the I-77 region. The company’s decision to locate in Winnsboro is a testament to the positive business environment, access to a growing labor shed and an outstanding transportation infrastructure. We congratulate Fairfield County and the town of Winnsboro on this announcement.” –I-77 Alliance President and CEO Rich Fletcher
“We’re delighted that Pharmacy-Lite Packaging is establishing operations in Fairfield County. The company’s investment will further strengthen the growing advanced manufacturing base in the area. Congratulations to Pharmacy-Lite Packaging and our partners in Fairfield County for the continued manufacturing growth and success.” –Central S.C. Alliance Chairman Mike Brenan
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Pharmacy-Lite Packaging is establishing operations in Fairfield County.
- The company’s $2.9 million investment is expected to create 33 new jobs.
- Pharmacy-Lite Packaging manufactures streamlined vial systems for prescription drugs.
- The company’s facility will be located at 712 U.S. Highway 321 Bypass South, in Winnsboro, S.C.
- Initial hiring is expected to begin in the spring of 2020.
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.
Alex Clark, CMP
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce