$9.5 million investment to create 50 new jobs
Sargent Metal Fabricators, Inc. (Sargent Metal), a custom metal fabrication company, announced plans to expand operations in Anderson County. The company’s $9.5 million investment will create 50 new jobs over the next five years.
Recently celebrating 45 years in business, Sargent Metal provides precision metal fabrication, welding, powder coating and assembly services to leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in a variety of markets.
“We are proud to be a family-owned business born in Anderson, S.C. and are excited for this new phase in the growth of Sargent Metal. We look forward to the creation of new job opportunities for our community and additional capabilities with which to serve our customers with excellence,” said Sargent Metal President & CEO Tim Hayden.
Located at 5500 Airport Road in Anderson, Sargent Metal’s 80,000-square-foot expansion will allow the company to increase capacity to meet growing customer demand. This investment will expand Sargent Metal’s current precision fabrication equipment base with a new fiber laser cutting and material handling system. The expansion also includes additional assembly areas and a 1,200-foot automated powder coating system.
The expansion is expected to be completed in the first half of 2022. Individuals interested in joining the Sargent Metal team should visit www.sargentmetal.com/contact.