Union County Development Board
207 South Herndon Street
Union, SC 29379
Phone: 864.319.1097
Fax: 864.319.1099

Kathy Jo Lancaster, Executive Director

Mary Beth Hanvey, Administrative Assistant


A region of emerging economic development

Union County is home to a variety of national industry leaders such as Belk, Milliken, and Dollar General

Existing Industry

A Clear Vision for the Future

Our area has attracted national attention for its surge in economic growth and its diverse business community which is a perfect blend of tradition and technology.

As part of the Upstate of South Carolina, companies locating to Union County recognize the advantage of having access to a top-ranked business climate, world-class research environment and a superb quality of life. These advantages among others help support the diverse range of industries that represent the region including world-renowned companies like BMW, Milliken, Michelin, St. Jude’s Medical, Dollar General Corporation, Fuji, Sterilite and many others.

Union County Employers: Private Sector

Company No. of Employees Type of Product
Allied Industrial International 14 Flooring
Anduran 3 Custom roto-molding
Belk E-commerce 575 Distribution & fulfillment center
Carlisle Finishing Plant 140 Finishing cotton and synthetic fabric
Construction Resource Group 18 Water and wastewater concrete forms and tanks
CPE-Consumer Products Enterprises 22 Felts, pressed/needle looms
Dollar General Distribution Center 610 Distribution Center
ESAB Welding and Cutting 54 Manufacturing Facility (Welding Wire)
Gestamp South Carolina, LLC 416 Stamping, automotive supplier
Gonvauto South Carolina 72 Steel Processing
Haemonetics 234 Medical devices in flexible packaging
International Paper Co. 4 Wood chips mill/paper
Lockhart Power Company 53 Power Company
Materials Unlimited 4 Surplus, over-runs non-woven
Milliken-Cedar Hill 183 Woven Fabrics
Milliken- Gillespie Plant 90 Woven Fabrics
Santuc Precision 3 Machining & Stamping
Parts & Machinery 26 Fabricated Piping
Piedmont Concrete Products 9 Concrete
Pioneer Machine Shop 3 Machining & Stamping
Premier Colors 10 Color chemicals
Resolute Forest Products Pulpwood
Southeast Emulsion 4 Liquid asphalt storage
Sonoco Products 100 Plastic products
Spectra Colorants 32 Printing & dyeing garments
Standard Textile Carolina 118 Fabric finishing
Timken Bearings-Tyger River Plant 241 Anti-friction roller bearings
Timken Industrial Bearings Services 28 Anti-friction roller bearings
United Wood Treating 24 Treated poles, treated piling
Jervis B. Webb 48 Ferrous & non-ferrous forgings
Vapor Appareal 46 Sewing

Union County Employers: Public Sector

Company No. of Employees Type of Service
Union County School District 675 Public Education
Union Medical Center 404 Health Services
SC State Government 230 State Government
County of Union 162 Local Government
City of Union 121 Local Government
Town of Jonesville 5 Local Government
Town of Carlisle 1 Local Government

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