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Scientex Packaging Film to invest $43 million to expand production in Lancaster, South Carolina



Scientex Packaging Film to invest $43 million to expand production in Lancaster, South Carolina


South Carolina


Scientex Packaging Film

Estimated Cost:

$43 million



Headquartered in Malaysia, Scientex Packaging Film, one of the world’s largest producers of stretch film, will invest $43 million to establish operations in Lancaster, South Carolina. The project is expected to create 69 jobs.


Scientex Packaging Film is a leading manufacturer of custom films including shrink films, polyethylene (PE) films, tubes and bags, lamination films and more. In business for more than 50 years, Scientex Packaging Film’s export market covers more than 60 countries.

Located at 234 Grace Avenue in Lancaster, the new Scientex Packaging Film facility will be equipped with state-of-the-art machinery, incorporating the latest technology in cast stretch film as well as best in class utilities to support the production. Operations are expected to be online by January 2021.

“Investments like this one from Scientex Packaging Film bring new jobs to our communities, making them economically sustainable. Today’s announcement is yet another sign that South Carolina’s reputation for being ‘Just right’ for business continues to spread far and wide, further boosting our position as a leader in manufacturing,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt added.

“Lancaster County is very pleased that Scientex has selected us for their new facility. We continue to see strong interest from manufacturers due to our favorable business climate, workforce and attractive local incentives. Congratulations to Scientex, South Carolina Department of Commerce and Lancaster County Department of Economic Development for working to make this possible,” said Lancaster County Council Chairman Steve Harper.