Sutera USA, LLC establishing a new Upstate facility

October 27, 2015

Company investing $2 million to open facility in Greenville County

Sutera USA, LLC, a firm specializing in semi underground waste and recycling collection systems, is establishing operations at 55 Commerce Center in Greenville, S.C. The company is investing $2 million in the facility, creating 20 new jobs in the Upstate.

Sutera produces a semi underground waste and recycling collection system that reinvents and revolutionizes waste industry in the United States. Established in 2013 and headquartered in the Upstate, Sutera’s product features locally-produced standard precast concrete wells, PVC-coated polyester fabric six cubic-yard bags, several lid options and a fully-customizable visible exterior. As a rapidly growing firm, the company also operates a regional sales office in Ontario, Canada.

An environmentally and economically-friendly alternative to traditional dumpsters, the Sutera system uses a vertical semi underground waste disposal design. The Sutera philosophy of saving time, money and the environment is embodied in the product they have created.

Estimated units in the field are expected to expand to 10,000 within the next five years. Sutera is committed to the continued advancement of its product and service through research and development activities, by engaging our regional universities to assist in evolving Sutera’s containment system integration with advancing segregation and recovery systems.

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“Sutera USA is pleased to demonstrate our continued commitment to South Carolina and the surrounding area by focusing in Greenville the development of our semi underground waste and recyclable material containment systems. Our innovative alternative technology offers critical solutions for containment; the first stage in responsible waste and recycling management programs. We are excited to see that the Sutera technology and our associated servicing activities are in complete harmony and supportive of the growing regional recycling industry.” -Sutera President Bernie Melloul        

“The fact that Sutera has decided to expand operations at its Greenville headquarters is a huge win for South Carolina, and we couldn’t be more excited to watch this company continue to succeed here.” Gov. Nikki Haley

“With a thriving recycling industry, South Carolina is home to more than 500 recycling firms, and we’re thrilled that Sutera is part of that impressive roster. I offer my congratulations to Sutera on their success in the Upstate and across North America and look forward to watching them grow in South Carolina for many years to come.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“Sutera is a thriving company looking to improve the recycling and waste industry. We enjoy these assignments where we help facilitate growth and expansion for successful companies with a unique offering.” -Greenville County Council Chairman Dr. Bob Taylor