Top Employers

The Perfect Location for Even the Most Demanding Companies

Wondering whether the Aiken, Edgefield, and Saluda region’s resources are up to your company’s challenges? Just take a look at the companies that have chosen to locate here, and you’ll get a sense of our commitment to helping companies succeed. You’ll find global leaders such as Kimberly-Clark and Bridgestone, and a wide range of other businesses from local start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Those companies chose us for a long list of reasons, beginning with our heritage of handling the most demanding, highly technical work, and our community’s focus on the importance of education. They recognize that being here gives them easy access to the other places they need to reach, whether that’s by road, rail, air, or sea. They know that our utilities have the capacity to meet their needs. And because they recognize the balance between work and life, they appreciate the friendly lifestyles of our communities.

Just as important, they’ve found a supportive business community.

Our Top Five

Department of Energy, Savannah River Site

11,068 Employees

Enineering, Construction, Technical Services & Liquid Waste Management

Amick Farms

1,800 Employees

Poultry Processing

Valley Proteins

1,600 Employees

Meat Byproduct Processing

Bridgestone PSR Plant

1,318 Employees

Passenger and Light Truck Tires

Kimberly-Clark Corp Beech Island

1,200 Employees

Consumer Paper Products

Our Top Employers

Company Employees Products
AGY 610 Fiberglass insulation & circuit boards
Aiken Electric Cooperative 145 Electricity supplier to industry and private individuals, part of Touchstone Energy® cooperatives
Aiken Precision Technologies 42 Fabricated wire products
Aiken Standard 102 Newspapers
Allnex Industries Inc (North Augusta & Langley) 135 Specialty chemicals and coatings
AmbioPharm Inc 43 Pharmaceutical grade peptides
Amick Farms 1800 Poultry Processing
ASCO Valve Inc. 330 Solenoid valve technology
Augusta Concrete Block Co. 22 Concrete block and brick manufacturing containers
Autoneum North America, Inc. 226 Vehicle carpet and trunk systems, heat shields and underbody shields
B & S Machine  Tool Inc 22 Machine shop
BAE Systems 87 Combat vehicle components, Navy weaponry machined components, launch system structures, aerial systems launcher rails
Bondex Inc 28 Thermally bonded nonwovens
Bridgestone ORR Plant 311 Large and Ultra large tires
Bridgestone PSR Plant 1318 Passenger and light truck tires
Costa Farms Nursery products
CTP Transportation Products, LLC 188 Specialty tires and wheels
CVS Distribution Center 350 Supply Chain Management/Distribution Center for CVS Pharmacy locations
Department of Energy, Savannah River Site 11068 Engineering, construction, technical services & liquid waste management
Fenix Manufacturing Solutions 30 Punch Press
Gentry’s Poultry 135 Meat Merchant Wholesaler
GlaxoSmithKline 215 Pharmaceuticals
Graniteville Specialty Fabrics 65 Specialty fabrics and custom coating
Halocarbon Products Corp 160 Specialty chemicals and pharmaceuticals
Hubbell Power Systems (Ohio Brass) 380 High voltage insulators and Arrestors
Kentucky Tennesse Clay Company 30 Mines and processes kaolin clay
Kimberly-Clark Corp Beech Island 1200 Consumer paper products
Linde LLC 30 Industrial gases
Medac Opens 2015 Provider of services and products to anesthesia-related health care providers
Menardi-Filtex 100 Air and liquid filters
Milliken & Co 200 Synthetic Fabrics
MTU America 305 Diesel engines and components, military propulsion systems assembly, research and development
National Wild Turkey Federation 125 Wild Life Conservation
Newman Technology South Carolina Inc 150 Automobile/ATV exhaust and suspension systems
Owens Corning 180 Glass fiber reinforcements
Parkdale America #20 (Edgefield) 100 Spun yarn
Parkdale America #40 (Aiken) 190 Spun yarn
Progress Rail Services Corp. 58 Rail industry, wheelsets and axles plating
Recleim 64 Recycles appliances and e-waste materials
Restmaster Bedding Co. Inc. 20 Mattresses, box springs
Riegel Consumer Products a Division of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. 110 Household textile products
Roya Foods 25 Producer of pre-packaged instant meals
SC Metals Products LLC 43 Metal stampings
SCANA Corporation 376 Customer service center
Shaw Industries 600 Fibers Manufacturing
Shinsho American Corporation 13 Steel rods for autos
Southeastern Tool Co. 24 Custom built and designed machinery
Southern Felt Co Inc 150 Woven felt fabric
Trantech Radiator Products 135 Heat Exchangers
TTX Company 338 Rebuilt railway cars
UPS Customhouse Brokerage 490 International Customhouse Brokerage
Urban Outfitters 400 Clothing Distribution Center
US Fibers 150 Recycles  PET materials
Valley Proteins 1600 Meat byproduct processing
Valmet 80 Thermal sprayed roll covers
Veracity Payment Solutions 10 Payment processing
W.R. Grace Davison – Kaolin Products 24 Kaolin clay
WHECO 15 Crane Repair
Zeus Industrial Products Inc 116 High performance polymer tubing

Available Sites & Buildings

If you’re thinking about bringing your business to South Carolina’s Aiken, Edgefield, and Saluda region, we’re ready to accommodate you with a broad variety of existing facilities and ready-to-build sites.