COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 9, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce today announced that SEM Products Inc. will locate its headquarters in York County. The $11 million investment is expected to bring 85 jobs to York County.
“York County offers us an environment that will help our company grow and meet the demands of our customers. South Carolina’s business-friendly climate and strong workforce offer us great opportunity to increase our competitive edge. We appreciate all the support we’ve received and look forward to a long partnership with South Carolina in the years ahead,” said Steve Fussy, president of SEM Products Inc.
SEM Products’ new headquarters will be located in Rock Hill and will also serve as its manufacturing plant. The company plans to have its consolidated operations fully operational by the end of the year.
“SEM Products Inc. is a leading manufacturer of innovative products developed for the aerospace and automotive industries. The company’s decision to locate its new facility in South Carolina is a strong testament to our state’s business-friendly climate,” said Joe Taylor, Secretary of Commerce. “We welcome SEM Products to the state’s business community and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with them in the years ahead.”
SEM Products Inc. is an employee-owned company. Founded in 1948, SEM manufacturers a broad array of specialty aerosols, adhesives and coatings for the automotive, aerospace, marine and industrial markets. For more information, visit www.semproducts.com.