On Thursday, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada-based Accent Stainless Steel Manufacturing Ltd. – a company that builds brewing equipment – announced it would be constructing a new facility in Horry County by the end of the year.
The 50,000-square-foot facility will employ around 65 people and create a $3.1 million investment in the area. Accent is hoping to have the facility online by the end of 2014. They provide brewing equipment to North America and South America.
This isn’t the first time Accent has been in the Palmetto State: The provided the brewing equipment to the Palmetto Brewing Co. when they opened more than 20 years ago.
“Our goal is to set up a world-class manufacturing facility in South Carolina that can produce high quality products for our domestic and international clients,” said Balbir Sidhu, vice president of manufacturing at Accent in a release. “I feel that Horry County has the training centers, infrastructure and standard of living to attract top-notch people that will help make our company successful.”