Central Packaging and Crating Expands Operations in Greenwood, South Carolina
10 January 2019
Central Packaging and Crating, Inc., a manufacturer of wooden, heat-treated pallets, is expanding its operations in Greenwood, South Carolina. The company’s $6 million investment is projected to create 37 jobs.
Launched in 1998, Central Packaging and Crating is one of the largest wooden pallet manufacturers in South Carolina by volume. Located at 101 Joe Bernat Drive in Greenwood, the company will be upgrading an adjacent vacant facility, installing a new cut-up line for pine wood and expanding production of pine pallets.
“I would like to thank the community of Greenwood for supporting us now for the past 20 years. We are proud of our continued growth, and look forward to being a partner for success in both Greenwood County and the state of South Carolina,” said Central Packaging and Crating, Inc. President Kevin Neuman.
“We’re proud of our existing industries in South Carolina, and Central Packaging and Crating is a perfect example of Team South Carolina’s strength. Congratulations to Greenwood County on this wonderful announcement, and we look forward to what the future has in store for this great company,” said Governor Henry McMaster.
“Central Packaging and Crating’s decision to expand here is another positive sign that Greenwood County’s efforts to retain quality companies are paying dividends. We remain committed to making Greenwood County and South Carolina a better place to do business, and we welcome Central Packaging and Crating, Inc.’s growth in our community,” Greenwood County Councilwoman Edith Childs noted.
“Greenwood County is ‘Perfectly situated’ for wood products, so it is great to see a company in that sector growing. We are excited about the continued growth of jobs in our community,” said Greenwood Partnership Alliance Chair Dr. Kristin Mans.