$9M plant expansion to bring 50 jobs to Kershaw Co.

Kershaw County, SC - KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Fifty new jobs will become available in Kershaw County over the next five years, following a plant expansion announcement by TB Kawashima USA officials on Monday.

TB Kawashima USA officials said the expansion of its current fabric production operations in Lugoff will yield a $9 million investment in Kershaw County.

"We are pleased to move forward with our new expansion at our plant in Kershaw County," Yuzo Mori, president of TB Kawashima USA, said. "Kershaw County has provided us with an excellent business environment in which to operate."

The expansion of operations in Lugoff comes as demand for the company's products continue to grow. The $9 million investment marks the second expansion to the plant in recent years.

The expanded operations at the facility are expected to come online during the fourth quarter of 2010.

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