~ $47.2 million investment will create 240 new jobs ~
Columbia, SC — Malouf Companies (Malouf), a diverse consumer goods business, today announced plans to establish operations in Laurens County. The $47.2 million investment will create 240 new jobs.
Founded in 2003, Malouf warehouses and distributes home furnishings and other consumer products, while also providing technology, retail and logistics services throughout the United States.
Located at 101 Michelin Drive in Laurens, Malouf’s new facility will increase the company’s warehousing capabilities and enhance distribution capacity to meet growing demand.
The new facility is expected to be operational by November 30, 2021. Individuals interested in joining the Malouf team should visit the company’s careers webpage.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $200,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to Laurens County to assist with site preparation and building improvements.
“Our South Carolina facility offers many of the same advantages and opportunities that we have in North Carolina, but gives us more space under one roof. This space will simplify our supply chain process by allowing us to consolidate all of our specialty retail products in one place for East Coast fulfillment. We are excited to be in Laurens and hope to impact the community in a positive way as we have done at our other locations.” -Malouf Director of National Distribution Ryan Egbert
“We couldn’t be more excited to congratulate Malouf for its decision to establish its first South Carolina facility in Laurens County. This $47.2 million investment, along with the 240 new jobs it will create, are huge wins for the community, and we look forward to seeing this great company continue to grow.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“We are excited to welcome Malouf to the South Carolina business community. The Palmetto State continues to attract world-class companies that bring capital investment and jobs to our borders, which is always a great reason to celebrate.” -Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III
“We are thrilled to have Malouf locate in Laurens County. They will be a great addition to our corporate community. Laurens County continues to create good jobs and capital investment in manufacturing and distribution operations, and we are excited about the opportunities that Malouf will provide for our citizens. We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with our newest addition, Malouf.” –Laurens County Council Chairman Brown Patterson
Five Fast Facts
- Malouf Companies (Malouf) is establishing operations in Laurens County.
- The $47.2 million investment will create 240 new jobs.
- Malouf is a diverse consumer goods business.
- The new facility will be located at 101 Michelin Drive in Laurens, S.C.
- Individuals interested in joining the Malouf team should visit the company’s careers webpage.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State has consistently been among the top in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign direct investment on a per capita basis – recognized by multiple economic development publications for its pro-business climate. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.