Columbia, SC — MobileFleet Inc., a widely-respected manufacturer and distributor in the public safety industry, announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The $6.3 million investment will create 64 jobs.
Having distributed products from valued manufacturers in the public safety industry for more than 20 years, MobileFleet Inc.’s staff of experienced sales, service and support professionals help specify, implement and service all of the products the company distributes. The new Marion County location will also include the company’s manufacturing division that builds custom storage solutions for public service providers, including fire and police departments and government municipalities.
MobileFleet Inc. will establish its S.C. operations in the 113,000-square-foot Spartan Building located at 2914 Spartan Place in Marion County. New operations are projected to come online in the fall of 2019. Hiring information, when available, will be posted on https://www.readysc.org/training-opportunities.html.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. Additionally, a $250,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF) grant was awarded to Marion County to assist with infrastructure improvements and building construction associated with the project.
“MobileFleet Inc., its distribution division (Wholesale Public Safety) and its manufacturing division (Rockland Custom Products) are extremely excited about our new South Carolina facility in Marion. Locating this facility in South Carolina will make us much more competitive domestically and internationally and we hope will show other companies looking to expand/relocate what great places South Carolina and Marion County are for business.” -MobileFleet Inc. President & CEO Robert E. Squicciarini Sr.
“South Carolina’s manufacturing industry is one of the fastest growing in the world, and we have a strong workforce and competitive business environment to thank for that. We welcome this new investment by MobileFleet Inc. and look forward to seeing the impact these new jobs will have on Marion County.” -Governor Henry McMaster
“South Carolina continues to build on its success in the manufacturing sector, and MobileFleet Inc.’s establishment of its operations in Marion County will provide another boost. Today’s announcement further proves our pro-business efforts are paying off.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“We would like to welcome MobileFleet Inc. to Marion County. We appreciate them choosing our county as their new home and are looking forward to working with them. Marion County Council will be here to help them in any way that we can in order to see this company grow and succeed.” -Marion County Council Chair Buddy Collins
“It’s always great to see quality companies, such as MobileFleet Inc., choose to invest in the NESA region. We were honored to collaborate with them and Marion County to make this project a reality, and we look forward to seeing them prosper. Congratulations to MobileFleet Inc. and Marion County on this exciting announcement.” -North Eastern Strategic Alliance Executive Director Yancey McGill
Five Fast Facts
- MobileFleet Inc., a widely-respected manufacturer and distributor in the public safety industry, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County.
- The $6.3 million investment will create 64 jobs.
- The company will establish manufacturing and distribution operations in the Spartan Building at 2914 Spartan Place in Marion, S.C.
- New operations are projected to come online in fall 2019.
- Hiring information, when available, will be posted on https://www.readysc.org/training-opportunities.html.
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 ranked No. 1 in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis in 2018 — extending its streak of top three finishes since 2011. Additionally, in five of seven years, the state has won the Gold Shovel Award from Area Development magazine; and, in 2017, the state was recognized as Business Facilities’ State of the Year. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.