D&W Fine Pack expanding Upstate operations
January 13, 2016
D&W Fine Pack (D&W), a Mid Oaks Investment portfolio company, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Laurens County. The company’s $20 million investment is expected to create 60 new jobs in Fountain Inn, S.C. over the next five years.
Established in 2010 and headquartered in Illinois, D&W manufactures a wide range of products for the foodservice and food packaging industries. With facilities in California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Nebraska, the company employs more than 1,700 workers across the U.S.
In an effort to meet increased customer demand, D&W is investing in equipment and machinery upgrades at its 650,000-square-foot Laurens County facility, which is located at 1372 N. Old Laurens Road in Fountain Inn, S.C. Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the summer of 2016. Those interested in joining the D&W Fine Pack team should visit the company’s careers page online.
For more information on the company, visit www.dwfinepack.com.
“With the company’s long history of leadership and success in the industry and its most recent expansion at the Fountain Inn location, D&W Fine Pack remains committed to investing in the latest innovations, skilled employees and business partnerships that will not only strengthen its competitive advantage in the marketplace, but help generate new opportunities for employment, economic development and community relationships within the area.” -D&W Fine Pack President and CEO Kevin Andrews
“South Carolina’s manufacturing industry is growing so quickly because the people who make up our world-class workforce have proven to the world that they can do any job that is asked of them, and do it well. This $20 million investment from D&W, and the 60 new jobs it will create in Laurens County, is a reason to celebrate in every part of South Carolina.” -Gov. Nikki Haley
“We’re excited to start the new year by celebrating the continued success of our state’s thriving manufacturing industry. D&W Fine Pack’s investment and the 60 new jobs it will bring to Laurens County is a big win and will have a real impact on the people of this state.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“It is always good news when an existing industry expands in Laurens County. It shows they believe in us and their future.” -Laurens County Council Chairman Joe Wood
“D&W Fine Pack’s continued growth proves that we are doing the right things to make Laurens County a great place to do business. We are excited about the growth and wish them much success in the years to come.” -Laurens County Development Corporation Chairman Stan Bryson