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Furniture manufacturer expanding Marion County operations

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Maxwood Furniture is investing more than $5.8 million to expand its Marion County operations in a move expected to create 30 jobs.

The family-owned manufacturer and distributor of bedroom furniture, which specializes in solid wood products, sells to independent retailers across North America and makes custom products for customers worldwide.

“Maxwood Furniture is very grateful for all the help and support we have been receiving from Marion County and the state of South Carolina,” company president Stephen Jansen said in a news release. “Their persistent efforts in supporting our expansion plans in the area have made it possible for our company to increase our footprint into a larger warehouse and stay in Marion County.”

Maxwood Furniture will open a second facility at 720 W. Liberty St. to increase its manufacturing and storage capacity. The expansion is expected to be completed by late 2021.

Employment information is available online.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded a $250,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to Marion County to assist with project-related costs.

“Maxwood Furniture has been a great asset to Marion County, and we are excited that they are moving into the former Blumenthal Mills facility,” Marion County Administrator Tim Harper said. “This is a great opportunity for the city and county with the renovations that they are making.”

 

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