Steel Creek Galvanizing Company LLC recently held an Open House Event on July 16, 2019. This event included tours of the recently completed fabricated steel products plant which is projected to bring $14.1 million in new capital investment in the area as well as the initial creation of 72 jobs to the area.
This plant features an 82,000-square-foot facility located at 576 Tribal Road in Blacksburg, S.C. The facility is designed to protect steel against rust and other corrosion. The operation is an environmentally-friendly, zero-emission operation.
“Steel Creek Galvanizing Company is South Carolina’s latest partner in a diverse economy that proves our workforce is one of the best in the world and can do any job they’re asked to do. The 72 jobs Steel Creek is creating in Cherokee County will change the lives of South Carolinians, and for that, we are extremely grateful.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
The USDA, RD Community Facility loan funds of over $4.8 million dollars enabled Steel Creek to purchase machinery and equipment for this plant. Since October of 2016, RD has invested over $240 million dollars under the Business and Cooperative Division and have helped create over 500 jobs through-out the state.