Niagara Pharmaceuticals establishing operations in Cherokee County

October 18, 2022

$9 million investment will create 45 new jobs

Niagara Pharmaceuticals, a manufacturer of eye health and safety products, today announced plans to establish its first United States operation in Cherokee County. The company’s $9 million investment will create 45 new jobs.

Based in Canada, Niagara Pharmaceuticals offers a variety of eye wash products including emergency wash, contact lens cleaner, self-contained eye wash station additive, and conditioner for portable wash units. The company’s brands are Health Saver and Pur-Wash.

“Niagara Pharmaceuticals is excited to launch our first U.S. operation in Cherokee County. In addition to South Carolina’s business-friendly environment and talented workforce, the state’s strategic location will allow us to connect more efficiently with our customers in the region. We look forward to growing our company and being a part of the South Carolina community.”
-Niagara Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Officer Andrew Leistner

Located at 1290 Mt. Olive Road in Cowpens, Niagara Pharmaceuticals’ Cherokee County facility will accommodate additional production capacity to meet increasing demand of the company’s products.

Operations are expected to begin in 2023.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to this project and awarded a $200,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to Cherokee County to assist with the costs of building improvements.