Stren-Flex locating new operations in Greenville County

Stren-Flex locating new operations in Greenville County

Manufacturer bringing more than $1 million investment and creating new jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – April 12, 2017Stren-Flex, a manufacturer of high-quality synthetic lifting products, today announced plans to establish new operations in Greenville County. The project is expected to bring more than $1 million of capital investment and create more than 25 new jobs.

Founded in 2002, Stren-Flex manufactures a variety of synthetic lifting products, including nylon web slings, chain slings, wire rope slings, rigging, cargo control and more. Using high-quality webbing and high-tensile thread, the company provides products for a wide range of applications in the overhead lifting and cargo control industries.

Located at 126 Corporate Drive in Simpsonville, S.C., Stren-Flex will be leasing a 16,000-square-foot building for the purposes of manufacturing and distribution of overhead lifting products. Hiring for the new positions is already underway, and interested applicants should visit www.stren-flex.com or contact sales@stren-flex.com.

“We are very excited to start up our new manufacturing facility in Greenville County. The quality of life in this region is at a very high level, and working with narrow woven textiles in our manufacturing process made Greenville County the right decision for us.” –Stren-Flex President Roddy Rossborough

“We’re proud to welcome Stren-Flex to the South Carolina business community and look forward to seeing all that we know they will achieve in the Upstate. With a workforce at its disposal that is second to none and one of the most competitive business environments in the world, we know that Stren-Flex will have the tools necessary for success.” –Gov. Henry McMaster

“Congratulations to Stren-Flex for deciding to launch this new facility in Greenville County. With today’s announcement, Stren-Flex joins an impressive roster of globally-respected manufacturing firms that operate here, and we look forward to watching this great company succeed.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“Stren-Flex’s locating within Simpsonville is an excellent decision based on the availability of existing buildings, interstate proximity and workforce. Greenville County wishes them immeasurable growth and success.” –Greenville County Council Chairman H.G. “Butch” Kirven Jr.

“Project Piper is a welcomed addition to Simpsonville’s thriving and diverse business community.  Being chosen as the new home for the manufacturer is a testament to Simpsonville’s strong workforce and business friendly environment. Project Piper’s over $1 million investment and creation of quality jobs  will bring a positive impact to our city. It is that type of commitment that drives economic development; and we look forward to the success that the endeavor will bring to both Project Piper and Simpsonville.”  Mayor Janice Curtis, City of Simpsonville

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The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County.  Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 18,500 new jobs and more than $3 billion in capital investment in Greenville County, SC.  To learn more, visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tavia CM Gaddy
Project Manager
Greenville Area Development Corporation
(864) 235-2008
tgaddy@greenvillecounty.org

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