Piedmont Energy Systems, Inc. expanding manufacturing operations into York County

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$4.2 million investment expected to create 29 jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Piedmont Energy Systems, Inc. (PES), a supplier of custom-built bulk hydrocarbon and fluorocarbon storage and distribution systems, has expanded its manufacturing operations into a new location in York County. The company’s $4.2 million investment is expected to create 29 new jobs.

Founded in 1973, PES serves a wide range of customers, from mid-size businesses to Fortune 500 companies. The company manufactures customized solutions for storing and delivering various kinds of bulk fuels, liquids and refrigerants, and is known for its high-quality products and services. The company is also expanding its process skid fabrication and controls business.

PES has recently relocated to a new, 50,000-square-foot facility in York County that is more than four times larger than its existing industrial facility. The company purchased 47 acres of road along Campbell Road earlier this year.

Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017. Those interested in working with the company may contact them at www.piedmont-energy.com.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved a $100,000 Set Aside grant for real property improvements related to the project.

QUOTES

“PES is delighted to announce our move to South Carolina. In today’s challenging economic climate, small and mid-sized businesses need local and state support to remain competitive. We look forward to partnering with South Carolina and York County as we continue to grow our business and expand into new markets.”  – President of Piedmont Energy Systems Patrick Stewart, P.E.

“South Carolina continues to provide the business-friendly climate where companies of all sizes can grow and prosper. We celebrate Piedmont Energy Systems’ decision to invest $4.2 million and create 29 new jobs in York County.”  –Gov. Henry McMaster

“South Carolina’s manufacturing renaissance continues to build up steam with announcements like this one from PES. We look forward to welcoming them to York County.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

We are thrilled that Piedmont Energy Systems has chosen York County to grow its manufacturing operations. We congratulate them on the construction of their new facility and congratulate the jobs this investment will create for both our community and our state.–York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell

FIVE FAST FACTS

  • Piedmont Energy Systems, Inc. is relocating its manufacturing operations into York County.
  • $4.2 million investment to create 29 new jobs.
  • PES will locate to York County in a new 50,000-square-foot facility on 47 acres along Campbell Road.
  • The company makes bulk storage and delivery systems for customers ranging from mid-size businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
  • Those interested in positions with the company may apply through their web site at www.piedmont-energy.com.
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