Hygiene and cleaning solutions company Diversey is locating its corporate headquarters in York County, a move projected to bring $6.1 million in investment and create almost 400 jobs.
Located at the Lakemont Business Park, Diversey’s 100,000-square-foot headquarters is slated to open in the first quarter of 2018. The building will feature 18,500 square feet of lab space to develop cutting-edge technology.
Hiring is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017. Applicants can visit www.diversey.com for more information.
“I am extremely proud of building Diversey’s new global headquarters in York County, which will become the new home for our employees and their families,” Ilham Kadri, Diversey CEO, said in a statement. “Our new state-of-the-art campus will provide the best infrastructure, with the latest digital technologies and lab tools, to create a thriving environment for our employees and attract new talent.”
The Charlotte-based company employs approximately 8,6000 people globally. It provides sustainable solutions to increase productivity and promote food safety to customers in more than 165 countries by integrating chemicals, floor care machines, tools and equipment with technology-based services.
“We are thrilled that Diversey has chosen York County as its corporate headquarters location,” said Britt Blackwell, York County Council chairman. “This company is an innovative leader in their industry, and we are fortunate to have them creating jobs right here in our community.”
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.