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Industry Directory

Orangeburg ranks fourth in South Carolina for the percentage capture of total retail sales when compared to the state’s other non-metropolitan areas. At 121% capture of retail sales, the county captured 21% more in retail sales than it should for the number of county residents. This statistic is proof that Orangeburg County residents support the local retail market.

In addition to retail growth Orangeburg has also seen industrial growth. Existing industries range from electronics and riding lawn mowers to food distribution and chemicals. In the last six years the county has had record industrial growth which has helped create over 5,000 new manufacturing jobs.

Industry Profile

From heavy manufacturing, to service related facilities, to sod farms, the industrial base in Orangeburg County employees more than 8,200 workers in nearly 100 business operations.

The County’s largest employer is Husqvarna which employees more than 2,000 people in the manufacture of riding lawn tractors. Other large employers include Koyo Corporation which manufactures ball bearings and employs 530; Sara Lee Bakery employing 536; North American Container Corporation which employs 400 people in the manufacture of bulk shipping containers; and Zeus Industrial Products, makers of teflon tubing and employing 450.

Over the past five years Orangeburg County has enjoyed more than 170 expansions or new industry locations. During that time period, those companies invested more than $625 million and created nearly 3,400 jobs.

Leading Employers of Orangeburg County

Manufacturer of yard and gardening products
Employees: 2000

Food distribution center
Employees: 498

Polymer tubing
Employees: 450

Ball and roller bearing manufacturing
Employees: 400

Residential heating and cooling units
Employees: 400

Specialty chemical manufacturing
Employees: 322

Electrical power cable manufacturing

Portland and masonry cement
Employees: 200

Bulk shipping container manufacturing

Manufacturing of aluminum chloride products

Fortune 500 Companies


Companies Operating In Orangeburg County From A – Z

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Company Product Employees
ACO Warehousing & Distribution, Inc. Warehousing & Distribution 15
Adams Oldcastle (formerly CEMEX) Concrete Pavers, Retaining Walls & Brick 11
Allied Air Enterprises, Inc. Residential Furnaces, Air Conditioners 450
American Wood Champions Broom Handles, Storm Door Parts, & Tomato Stakes 31
AMTEC Control Integration, Co. Electric & Electronic Industrial; Control Systems, Electric Panel Controls 2
Aronson Awning Company, Inc. Aluminum & Canvas Awnings, Overhead Garage Doors, Cinyl Fencing 7
ATSKO, Inc. Custom Filling of Tubes, Cans, Bottles w/Wax, Grease, Oil, or Liquid Textile & Leather Care Products 13
Bonnett Printing Printing Company 6
Bimbo Bakery Group Sunbeam/Colonial/Country Hearth/Ironkids – Bread, Rolls, Bagels, & Sweet Goods 156
Brandrite Sign Supply Signs 10
Briggs & Stratton Corporation Small Engines 5
Cactus Family Farms (Formerly Orangeburg Foods) Animal Feed, Grain Merchandiser, Pork Producer 53
Carolina Fresh Farms Compost, Turf Sod, Straw & Hay 130
Carter Wholesale Meats Pork Products, Pudding 11
Cox Wood Preservinc Company, Inc. Pressure-Treated Wood Products, Outdoor Leisure Furniture, Laminated Columns 190
CHEP Pallets 30
CPS Herbicies, Pesticides, etc. 15
Concrete Supply Co., LLC Redi-Mixed Concrete, Block, Culvert, Pipe, Sand, Stone, Crane Rental, Pre-cast Septic Tanks 9
CWH Industries, Inc. Household Linen Products 23
Dempsey Wood Products, Inc. Pallets, Chips, & Mulch 80
Don’s Car Crushing Scrap Iron 25
Don’s Car Crushing Scrap Iron 25
ECKA Granules Of America, LLC. Non-Ferrous Metal Powders 6
Edwards Lumber Company Pine Lumber, Custom Processing & Remanufacturing 3
Elloree Cotton Gin Cotton Fiber, Seed, & Oil 10
Express Warehousing Warehousing, Distribution, Light Assembly, Sorting & Transportation 6
Federal Mogul Friction Products Auto Brakes 240
Food Lion Distribution Center #3 Distribution of Groceries, Dry & Perishable 375
Geocycle (Formerly Energis) Chemical Recycler & Energy Recovery 21
GKN Aerospace #1 Aerospace 177
GkN Aerospace #2 Inlet Lip Skin/Aerospace 10
Gulbrandsen Chemicals, Inc. Manufacture Anhydrous Aluminum Chloride and other chemicals 96
H. T. Hackney Company Wholesale Distribution 103
Helena Chemical Agriculural Chemicals 8
High Density Space Saving Systems   8
Hikari USA, Inc. Transmission Components 81
Holcim (US), Inc. Cement 200
Holly Hill Locker Company Processed Meats, Custom Slaughter, Ham Curing 1
Husqvarna Lawn & Garden Equipment 2,000 +
IPS Packaging Packaging 2
JB Hunt (Formerly Kenco Logistics) Appliance Distributor 18
Kimlor Mills, Inc. Waterbed & Conventional Bed Linens 100
Kiser Lumber Company Southern Yellow Pine Manufacturing 9
Koyo Corporation of U.S.A. Taper Roller Bearings, Ball Bearings, Hub Units 440
Lane Construction Asphalt 16+
Lee’s Sausage Company, Inc. Meat Products 24
Linhart Machine & Tool General Machine Shop 1
Major Graphics LLC Commercial Printing 7
Mars Pet Care Private Label Pet Food 99
Mayer Industries, Inc. Silver Knitting Machines, High Speed Braiding Machines, Contract Machining 59
Mixon Seed Company Sales & Distribution of Seeds for Agribusiness 30
Mohawk Industries Distribution 8
Monteferro Supply Elevator Guide Rails & Hoist Way Accessories 25
North American Container Corporation Bulk Shipping Containers 300
Orangeburg Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Soft Drinks 20 – 25
Orangeburg Milling Company, Inc. Livestock Feed (Wholesale & Retail), Pet Food, Feed & Seed 40 – 45
Orangeburg Pecan Company, Inc. Shelled & Roasted Peacans 5 – 25
Orangeburg Recycling Co. Recycling of Aluminum Products – Copper, Brass, Stainless Steel, Bronze, etc. 2
Orangeburg Redi-Mix Concrete, Inc. Ready-Mixed Concrete, Block, Culvert Pipe & Related Concrete Products 10
Palmetto Manufacturing Division Outdoor Leisure Wood Furniture 35
Paul Argoe Screens, Inc. Screen Doors, Window Blinds, Bi-Fold Doors 30
Pennington Crossarm Company Distribution Crossarms 4
Powell Valves Valves 24
Prime Materials Recovery Recycle Insulated Wire 53
Qualfon Call Center 105
Quality Models, Inc. Plastic Injection Molding 60
Santee Wire Products, Inc. Drawing and Annealing Wire from Bar Stock 15
SCE&G Electricity Generation 78
Seasonal Industries, Inc. Distributor of Beach Balls & Other Beach Items 10
SI Group Pharmaceutical Intermediates, Specialty Chemicals 80
Sigmatex US Carbon Fiber 10
Sims Bark, Co., Inc. Landscape Bark Products 35 – 40
SSMG Warehousing & Distribution (Formerly Southern Patio) Patio Furniture Distribution 15
Star Redi-Mix, Inc. Redi-Mixed Concrete 4
Still-Water Tool & Mfg Company, Inc. Metalworking Shop 46
Sumter Packaging Corporation Corrugated Packaging 2
Sun Printing Printing Company 30 – 35
Sunshine Recycling Recycling Metals, Buys Scrap & Prepares for Recycling, Steel Sales 30
Super-Sod Turf Grass Sod 110
Talley Manufacturing Scope Rings & Mounts 15
The Okonite Company Low & Medium Voltage Insulated Power Cables 236
Trinity Industries, Inc. Highway Guard Rails & Component Parts, Safety End Treatments 56
Universal Trade Solutions Distribution 66
Vocational Rehabilitation Provides Labor Services for Industries While Rehabilitating  & Introducing Disabled People Back Into the Workforce 28
W & B Enterprises, Inc. Imprinted Active Wear (T-Shirts, Sweat-Shirts, Etc.) 16
Walker Emulsions Emulsions 15
Whitman Mold, Inc. Injection Molds 30
Williamson & Company, Inc. Mono & Braided Fishing Lines, Split Shot Sinkers, Corks & Miscellaneous Fishing Tackle 9
Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. Polymer Tubing 300 – 400



Company Employees
Orangeburg School District 5 1,350
The Regional Medical Center 1,200
South Carolina State University 760
Orangeburg School District 3 592
County of Orangeburg 586
Orangeburg School District 4 554
Claflin University 225
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College 220
City of Orangeburg 200

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