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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

Bridgestone PSR Plant

1,318 Employees

Passenger and Light Truck Tires

Kimberly-Clark Corp Beech Island

1,200 Employees

Consumer Paper Products

Shaw Industries

611 employees

Fibers manufacturing

Our Top Employers

Company Employees Products County
AGY 610 Fiberglass insulation & circuit boards Aiken
Aiken Electric Cooperative 145 Electricity supplier to industry and private individuals, part of Touchstone Energy® cooperatives Aiken
Aiken Precision Technologies 43 Fabricated wire products Aiken
Aiken Standard 107 Newspaper publishing company Aiken
Aiken Wire Processing LLC 13 Steel rods for autos Aiken
Allnex Industries Inc (North Augusta & Langley) 135 Specialty chemicals and coatings Aiken
AmbioPharm Inc 57 Pharmaceutical grade peptides Aiken
Amick Farms 2100 Poultry Processing Saluda
ASCO Valve Inc. 328 Solenoid valve technology Aiken
Augusta Concrete Block Co. 22 Concrete block and brick manufacturing containers Aiken
Autoneum North America, Inc. 235 Vehicle carpet and trunk systems, heat shields and underbody shields Aiken
B & S Machine Tool Inc 24 Machine shop Aiken
BAE Systems 90 Combat vehicle components, Navy weaponry machined components, launch system structures, aerial systems launcher rails Aiken
Bondex Inc 27 Thermally bonded nonwovens Edgefield
Bridgestone ORR Plant 359 Large and Ultra large tires Aiken
Bridgestone PSR Plant 1496 Passenger and light truck tires Aiken
Carolina Cover Tech   Cover, Protect, Contain Product manufacturer Edgefield
Costa Farms   Nursery products Edgefield
CVS Distribution Center 350 Supply Chain Management/Distribution Center for CVS Pharmacy locations Aiken
Department of Energy, Savannah River Site 7471 Engineering, construction, technical services & liquid waste management Aiken
Fenix Manufacturing Solutions 30 Punch Press Aiken
Gentry’s Poultry 130 Meat Merchant Wholesaler Saluda
GlaxoSmithKline 215 Pharmaceuticals Aiken
Graniteville Specialty Fabrics 65 Specialty fabrics and custom coating Aiken
Halocarbon Products Corp 166 Specialty chemicals and pharmaceuticals Aiken
Hubbell Power Systems (Ohio Brass) 380 High voltage insulators and Arrestors Aiken
Imerys Ceramics 32 Production and processing of industrial materials Aiken
Kimberly-Clark Corp Beech Island 1200 Consumer paper products Aiken
Linde LLC 30 Industrial gases Aiken
Medac 329 Provider of services and products to anesthesia-related health care providers Aiken
Menardi-Filtex 86 Air and liquid filters Edgefield
Milliken & Co 208 Fabric formation (weave) Edgefield
MTU America 223 Diesel engines and components, military propulsion systems assembly, research and development Aiken
National Wild Turkey Federation 270 National mission to conserve the wild turkey and preserve hunting heritage Edgefield
Newman Technology South Carolina Inc 114 Automobile/ATV exhaust and suspension systems Aiken
Owens Corning 185 Glass fiber reinforcements Aiken
Parkdale America #40 (Aiken) 216 Spun yarn Aiken
Progress Rail Services Corp. 51 Rail industry, wheelsets and axles plating Aiken
Recleim 110 Recycles appliances and e-waste materials Aiken
Rest Master Bedding Co. Inc. 20 Mattresses, box springs Edgefield
Ridge Recyclers 40 Tile reclamation and tire derived fuel Edgefield
Riegel Consumer Products a Division of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. 110 Household textile products Edgefield
Roya Foods 65 Producer of pre-packaged instant meals Saluda
SC Metals Products LLC 43 Metal stampings Aiken
SCANA Corporation 363 Electric and natural gas services Aiken
Shaw Industries 611 Fibers Manufacturing Aiken
Southeastern Tool Co. 24 Custom built and designed machinery Aiken
Southern Felt Co Inc 165 Nonwoven felt products and automotive felt Edgefield
The Carlstar Group 203 Specialty tires and wheels Aiken
Trantech Radiator Products 115 Heat Exchangers Edgefield
TTX Company 333 Rebuilt railway cars Aiken
UPS Customhouse Brokerage 488 International Customhouse Brokerage Aiken
US Fibers 195 Recycles PET materials Edgefield
Valley Proteins 200 Meat byproduct processing Saluda
Valmet 80 Thermal sprayed roll covers Aiken
W.R. Grace Davison – Kaolin Products 24 Kaolin clay Aiken
WHECO 10 Crane Repair Aiken
Zeus Industrial Products Inc 119 High performance polymer tubing Aiken

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.