COLUMBIA, S.C. – Schuff Steel Company, part of the DBM Global Inc. family of companies and an operating subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCHC), today announced it is launching new manufacturing operations in York County. The company’s $9 million capital investment is projected to create more than 180 new jobs.
Consistently ranked as the No. 1 steel erector in the U.S. by Engineering News-Record magazine, Schuff Steel is one of the largest and most experienced structural steel fabricators and erectors in North America. The company’s multiple fabrication plants across the U.S. have a collective footprint of more than 1.47 million square feet.
To establish operations in York County, Schuff Steel will be refurbishing a 148,000-square-foot fabrication facility located on a 45-acre site at 1345 Hall Spencer Road in Rock Hill, S.C. The new operations are expected to come online by the fourth quarter of 2018. Hiring is slated to begin in the third quarter of 2018, and interested applicants can visit www.schuff.com for more information.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“Expanding our manufacturing operations to York County will enhance Schuff Steel’s fabrication capabilities and capacity in the eastern region of the United States. York County and the S.C. Department of Commerce have been great partners in helping us expand into South Carolina, and we are grateful for all their efforts. We expect to be an active employer in Rock Hill and look forward to becoming part of the community.” –DBM Global Chief Executive Officer Rustin Roach
“Schuff Steel Company is South Carolina’s latest partner in an increasingly-diverse economy. The 180 new jobs this investment will create will change the lives of South Carolinians; and, for that, we are extremely grateful.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“It’s no secret that South Carolina is having great success in the manufacturing sector. I’m proud that industry leaders, like Schuff Steel Company, are recognizing this and deciding to invest in our state.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Today’s announcement by Schuff Steel Company is extremely exciting not only because of the quality new jobs that will be created, but because this announcement takes the metal working presence in our area to a new level. We are proud to have this major industry leader launch its new manufacturing operations in our community. We congratulate Schuff Steel, and welcome them to York County.” –York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell
Five fast facts
- Schuff Steel Company is launching York County operations.
- $9 million investment to create more than 180 new jobs.
- Schuff Steel Company is one of the largest steel fabricators in North America.
- The company will be refurbishing a 148,000-square-foot fabrication facility located on a 45-acre site at 1345 Hall Spencer Road in Rock Hill, S.C.
- Hiring is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2018, and interested applicants can visit schuff.com for more information.
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, since 2011, the Palmetto State 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; and, in 2017, the state was recognized as Business Facilities’ State of the Year. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.