Greenwood County’s newest industrial partner, E.A. Sween Company broke ground this morning at their facility located in the North Greenwood Industrial Park. Featured speakers included E.A. Sween ownership and local and state dignitaries, including South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.
“We are delighted to celebrate this next important milestone in our company’s history,” said Tom H. Sween, President and Chief Executive Officer of E.A. Sween Company. “We truly appreciate the warm welcome we’ve received, and we look forward to starting up operations next July. We’re just as proud to announce our support of the Greenwood Promise and their full-circle initiative that unites education and workforce.”
Today’s ceremony officially kicks off the next phase of E.A. Sween Company’s journey as construction is set to begin soon on building upfit and parking lot expansion.
Following the groundbreaking ceremony, E. A. Sween hosted an open house from noon – 5 p.m. where the public was invited to learn more about the company, their products and future job opportunities at the Greenwood facility. The facility is scheduled to be online in the third quarter of 2023.
Founded in 1955, E.A. Sween Company is a third generation, privately owned company that produces and ships sandwiches and other ready-to-eat products nationally. Its brands include Deli Express®, Market Sandwich®, San Luis® and Simply Delicious® Bakery. The company sells more than 100 million sandwiches annually.
“Today is a day of great celebration,” said Greenwood County Council Chairman Chuck Moates. “When we made the decision to build our spec building it was with great expectations of the company who would one day call it home, and we couldn’t have dreamt of a better fit than E. A. Sween Company. We are excited to have them as a member of our community and wish them a long and prosperous future here in Greenwood County.”
For more information about the E.A. Sween Company and the new facility, please visit https://learn.easween.com/coming-soon-sc-facility.
For more information, contact:
Public Information Officer, Greenwood County 864.942.8619
Vice President, Marketing, E.A. Sween Company 763.258.9108