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Piedmont Energy Systems, Inc. expanding manufacturing operations into York County

$4.2 million investment expected to create 29 jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Piedmont Energy Systems, Inc. (PES), a supplier of custom-built bulk hydrocarbon and fluorocarbon storage and distribution systems, has expanded its manufacturing operations into a new location in York County. The company’s $4.2 million investment is expected to create 29 new jobs.

Founded in 1973, PES serves a wide range of customers, from mid-size businesses to Fortune 500 companies. The company manufactures customized solutions for storing and delivering various kinds of bulk fuels, liquids and refrigerants, and is known for its high-quality products and services. The company is also expanding its process skid fabrication and controls business.

PES has recently relocated to a new, 50,000-square-foot facility in York County that is more than four times larger than its existing industrial facility. The company purchased 47 acres of road along Campbell Road earlier this year.

Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017. Those interested in working with the company may contact them at www.piedmont-energy.com.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved a $100,000 Set Aside grant for real property improvements related to the project.


“PES is delighted to announce our move to South Carolina. In today’s challenging economic climate, small and mid-sized businesses need local and state support to remain competitive. We look forward to partnering with South Carolina and York County as we continue to grow our business and expand into new markets.” –President of Piedmont Energy Systems Patrick Stewart, P.E.

“South Carolina continues to provide the business-friendly climate where companies of all sizes can grow and prosper. We celebrate Piedmont Energy Systems’ decision to invest $4.2 million and create 29 new jobs in York County.” -Gov. Henry McMaster

“South Carolina’s manufacturing renaissance continues to build up steam with announcements like this one from PES. We look forward to welcoming them to York County.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“We are thrilled that Piedmont Energy Systems has chosen York County to grow its manufacturing operations. We congratulate them on the construction of their new facility and congratulate the jobs this investment will create for both our community and our state.” –York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell


  • Piedmont Energy Systems, Inc. is relocating its manufacturing operations into York County.
  • $4.2 million investment to create 29 new jobs.
  • PES will locate to York County in a new 50,000-square-foot facility on 47 acres along Campbell Road.
  • The company makes bulk storage and delivery systems for customers ranging from mid-size businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
  • Those interested in positions with the company may apply through their web site at www.piedmont-energy.com.

About Piedmont Energy Systems, Inc.
Since its October, 1973 incorporation, Piedmont Energy Systems (PES) has provided high quality products with an unrivaled standard of service. PES’ engineering expertise and ownership focus allows them to custom design a system that conforms to your specific job requirements, but is innovative and of the highest quality. PES is both service oriented and committed to closely working with you throughout your projects, regardless of the complexity of your needs. Whether you purchase a single piece of equipment, require turnkey engineering, a custom designed skid system, or installation of a complete system, PES is at your service. From small businesses to Fortune® 500 companies, PES’ varied customers receive quality, innovation, quick delivery and extensive service after the sale. PES is accustomed to working with and satisfying the needs and requirements of all levels of corporate management, engineering, production and maintenance personnel. For more information, visit www.piedmont-energy.com.

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. 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. 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, since 2011, South Carolina has ranked among top three in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis, according to IBM-Plant Location International. Additionally, in five of seven years, the state has won the Gold Shovel Award from Area Development magazine. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

Media Contacts:
Adrienne R. Fairwell, APR
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce
(803) 737-1998

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