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Building materials manufacturer enters South Carolina market with $23M Anderson facility

Jason Thomas //May 13, 2024//

Southern Wall Products Inc., a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, has selected Anderson County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. (Photo/DepositPhotos)

Southern Wall Products Inc., a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, has selected Anderson County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. (Photo/DepositPhotos)

Southern Wall Products Inc., a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, has selected Anderson County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. (Photo/DepositPhotos)

Southern Wall Products Inc., a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, has selected Anderson County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. (Photo/DepositPhotos)

Building materials manufacturer enters South Carolina market with $23M Anderson facility

Jason Thomas //May 13, 2024//

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Southern Wall Products Inc., a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, has selected Anderson County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation.

The $23 million investment will create 28 new jobs, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Commerce.

Southern Wall Products currently has one manufacturing facility in Tucker, Ga. The new facility, located at 1632 Pearman Dairy Road in Anderson, will increase the company’s capabilities to serve customers throughout the Southeast, the release stated.

“Southern Wall Products has been building communities since 1981,” Southern Wall Products President Chris Winkler said in the release. “We’re excited for this next chapter for our company, our employees, their families and calling Anderson home to our new S.C. facility.”

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Established in 1981, Southern Wall Products manufactures and sells finishing solutions for the drywall industry under the Ruco brand name, the release stated. The company produces ready-mix joint compound, ceiling textures, setting compounds and primers.

“We’re pleased that Southern Wall Products has chosen to join Anderson County’s growing family of industries,” Anderson County Council Chairman Tommy Dunn said in the release. “We are committed to recruiting well-paying jobs representing multiple industry sectors, and Southern Wall Products will be a great fit for our community.”

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