On Friday a groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new carbon fiber production facility in Greenwood.

Teijin Limited announced it is opening the location on Highway 246, which is expected to create 220 jobs with $600 million worth of investment.

“We are thrilled to welcome Teijin to Greenwood and look forward to the growth and opportunity it will bring to this community,” said Heather Simmons Jones, CEO of Greenwood Partnership Alliance. “After years of extensive preparation, we could not be more excited to watch this project come to life. We are so grateful for their commitment to both Greenwood County and the state of South Carolina.”

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