Norman USA, a global leader in window furnishings, announced plans to establish operations in Beaufort County. The company’s $16 million investment will create 67 new jobs over the next five years.
For more than 40 years, Norman USA has crafted quality window furnishings for various industries around the world. The company is a vertically integrated original manufacturer that designs, manufactures and assembles many of the parts that go into its products. Norman USA offers an extensive portfolio of innovative, safe and stylish shutters, blinds and shades.
Located at 74 Schein Loop in Beaufort, Norman USA’s new facility will expand the company’s cross-docking operations to the East Coast.
Operations are expected to be online by October. Individuals interested in joining the Norman USA team should email the company.
The Vice President of Operations of Norman USA, Alex Liu, stated, “Norman USA is excited to announce plans to establish an East Coast presence in Beaufort. In addition to the excellent support we have received from the state, county and city, our decision was reinforced by the proximity to ports and surrounding resources. We look forward to becoming a part of the Beaufort community as we continue to manufacture and distribute award-winning window coverings.”
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said, “Norman USA expanding its operations into South Carolina is yet another win for our state. It goes to show that our strategic location, business-friendly environment and strong workforce continue to attract jobs and investment to our state. Congratulations to Norman USA and Beaufort County.”
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