– Company investing $18.4 million into expansion –
Columbia, SC — Unique Loom, a global online retailer of area rugs and home decor to national and international customers, announced plans to expand operations in Lancaster County. The company is investing $18.4 million into the operation.
Founded in 2000, Unique Loom specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of indoor and outdoor rugs and other floor coverings.
Headquartered at 793 Fort Mill Highway in Indian Land, Unique Loom’s expansion will increase the company’s distribution capabilities. The expansion will nearly double the size of the building with the construction of over 234,000 square feet of warehouse space and an additional 10,000 square feet of office space.
The expansion is expected to be completed by May 2021. Individuals interested in joining the Unique Loom team should visit the company’s careers webpage.
“Unique Loom’s significant distribution expansion in Lancaster County will strengthen our logistics capability and enhance service to our customers. The Nassri family is truly appreciative of the incredible support we received from Lancaster County and South Carolina when we opened the facility three years ago and their ongoing commitment to us. As an existing business, it shows we made the right choice to locate in this exceptional community.” -Unique USA CEO Johnny Nassri
“Unique Loom’s decision to invest $18.4 million in Lancaster County is a huge win for South Carolina. We are excited to watch them expand their operations, and we look forward to seeing them succeed and grow here for many years to come.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“We celebrate another big win as Unique Loom has decided to grow its footprint in Lancaster County. The $18.4 million investment will have a major impact on the local community and the state of South Carolina.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Lancaster County is very excited that Unique Loom is expanding its Indian Land operations. The close proximity to several interstates makes us ideally suited to meet the logistics needs of industry. This major expansion is a strong testimonial to Lancaster County’s outstanding business climate. We congratulate Unique Loom on their growth and appreciate the jobs and investments they have brought and will be bringing to our community.” -Lancaster County Council Chairman Steve Harper
“Unique Loom’s expansion is another great example of a Lancaster County business making their big dreams a reality. When they arrived in 2017, Unique Loom had an aggressive plan to grow their operation. They purchased the building within the first year and are now significantly adding to it. We are thrilled to see their incredible success.” -Lancaster County Department of Economic Development Executive Director Jamie Gilbert
Five Fast Facts
- Unique Loom is expanding operations in Lancaster County.
- The company is investing $18.4 million into additional warehouse and office space.
- Unique Loom is a leading supplier of area rugs and home decor.
- Located at 793 Fort Mill Highway in Indian Land, S.C.
- Individuals interested in joining the Unique Loom 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. Additionally, the state has won the Gold or Silver Shovel Award from Area Development magazine every year since 2011. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.
Alex Clark, CMP
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce