SC Canna, LLC, an agricultural hemp company, announced plans to establish its indoor growing operations in Clarendon County. The company’s $8.8 million investment is projected to create 37 new jobs.
SC Canna, LLC, a subsidiary of Sirius-A-Bioscience, is an integrated grower and distributor of medical-grade hemp products. Founded by native South Carolinians, the company specializes in aeroponics, which allows hemp to be grown indoors from seed to wholesale.
Located at the Clarendon County Industrial Park in Manning, the newly constructed 50,000-square-foot commercial space will house the company’s proprietary growing system.
Operations are expected to be online in 2023. To learn more about SC Canna, LLC and Sirius-A-Bioscience, visit the company’s website.
Managing Partner of SC Canna, LLC, Thomas Schipper stated, “We are very excited about growing SC Canna, LLC in our own backyard. Our high-tech grow system will be the first of its kind in South Carolina. We look forward to cultivating and strengthening our ability to provide as many therapeutic resources as possible to our healthcare customers. The governor and the South Carolina Department of Commerce, as well as the Clarendon County Economic Development team were instrumental in the expansion of our operations. We are truly grateful for their leadership.”
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said, “The future prosperity of our state depends on a thriving agriculture industry, and it is through investments like this one that will help the industry continue to thrive. We welcome SC Canna, LLC to our state and look forward to the positive impact they will make in Clarendon County and beyond.”
-Gov. Henry McMaster
Chairman Matthew Shaffer of the Central South Carolina Alliance stated, “We welcome SC Canna, LLC to Clarendon County. This company introduces a unique opportunity for the county, and throughout South Carolina, to enter a market of agricultural production that’s not yet been explored in our state.”
Five Fast Facts
- SC Canna, LLC is establishing operations in Clarendon County.
- The company’s $8.8 million investment is projected to create 37 new jobs.
- SC Canna, LLC is an agricultural hemp company.
- Located at the Clarendon County Industrial Park in Manning, S.C.
- For more information on SC Canna, LLC and Sirius-A-Bioscience, visit the company’s website.
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.