Corporations all the time promote plans by the South Carolina Division of Commerce: the investments they intend to make and the workers they intend to rent. Gehl Meals LLC introduced Tuesday what they’ve already achieved.
The meals and manufacturing firm is already working in Walterboro in a brand new facility that creates merchandise discovered on grocery store cabinets.
The corporate’s $46 million funding within the Colleton County city will create 106 jobs when operations are at full capability, the corporate mentioned in a Commerce Division information launch.
“Gehl Meals & Beverage Southeast is ideally suited to proceed constructing on our development in non-perishable drinks whereas maximizing our provide chain,” mentioned Craig Lemieux, CEO of Gehl Meals LLC, within the press launch. “We look ahead to the numerous alternatives that can include the addition of our new location in Walterboro.”
Based in 1896, Gehl Meals & Beverage Corporations produces nonperishable dairy-based drinks and dairy options, cheese sauces, soups, broths, teas, wines and spirits, and different merchandise. Situated at 181 Crescent Approach in Walterboro, the corporate opened Gehl Meals & Beverage Southeast, its first operation on the East Coast. The corporate additionally has amenities within the Midwest (Gehl Meals & Beverage) and the West Coast (California Pure Merchandise).
The corporate’s web site says that Gehl makes merchandise that may be present in “almost each retail, comfort retailer concession stand, and well being meals retailer throughout the nation.” The corporate focuses on creating “aseptic options” that maintain meals and drinks, together with dairy merchandise, contemporary and protected for a protracted shelf life with out refrigeration.
“On behalf of our state’s thriving agri-food trade, I am happy to welcome Gehl Meals & Beverage Southeast to South Carolina,” South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers mentioned within the assertion. “This historic agribusiness firm will improve our status as an awesome place to fabricate meals, in addition to create new jobs.”
“Each good job offers a brighter future for a household, and we admire Gehl Meals & Beverage Southeast’s funding in our neighborhood,” Colleton County Council President Steve Murdaugh mentioned within the assertion. “We’re happy that Gehl Meals & Beverage Southeast has chosen Colleton County, which affords an awesome distribution location off I-95 with quick access to main seaports and our wonderful workforce.”
In line with Colleton County Financial Alliance President Lee Petrolawicz, Walterboro is midway between New York and Miami on Interstate 95.
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