Carolina Metal Castings Expanding Operations in Jasper County

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Carolina Metal Castings, a full-service provider of aftermarket metal castings, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Jasper County. The project will result in 13 new jobs and an investment of more than $3 million over the next five years. In operation for more than 40 years, Carolina Metal Castings is a full-service jobbing foundry that specializes in custom and limited production work. Producing its own tooling in-house, the company also completes its own moldings, castings and heat treatments in-house.

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Located at 354 Industrial Park Road in Hardeeville, S.C., this project will double the facility’s production capacity and consolidate the company’s operations into one location. For more information on Carolina Metal Castings, visit the company’s website online.

“We are very excited to take this next step in our development. The SC Department of Commerce along with other government agencies have been very helpful in making this expansion possible,” said President of Carolina Metal Castings Jim Harwood.

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