Furniture manufacturer invests $33.1 million to establish operations in South Carolina 

Furniture manufacturer invests $33.1 million to establish operations in South Carolina 

May 20, 2024
Delta Children will build a new 400,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility, which is expected to be operational in 2026.

Delta Children’s Products has announced plans to establish operations in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. The company, which manufactures children’s furniture, will invest $33.1 million into the project, generating 123 new jobs in the process.  Delta Children will build a new 400,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility, which is expected to be operational in 2026. To help support the project, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to the project. In addition, Orangeburg County was awarded a $300,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to assist with the costs of building improvements.   

What people are saying

In a recent press release, the company said, “We at Delta Children are excited about this new project in South Carolina. This will help us bring manufacturing jobs back to the USA and allow our company to grow into new categories. We appreciate how the state and county have come together to make this possible.” 

Governor Henry McMaster added, “Congratulations to Delta Children on this new manufacturing operation. We are grateful for their investment in our state and the 123 jobs this project will create, which will provide more opportunities for our people.” 

Manufacturers investing in South Carolina

Stäubli to expand manufacturing of solar PV components in South Carolina and California
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AFL invests $50 million to expand fiber optic cable manufacturing in South Carolina 
This expansion will increase production capacity, help AFL develop new and sustainable fiber optic cable solutions, and support the company’s commitment to using American-made materials. 

AESC invests an additional $1.5 billion to expand electric vehicle battery manufacturing in South Carolina 
AESC will build a second electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility adjacent to the first building, which broke ground in June 2023.

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About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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