Manufacturer to create 25 new jobs with expansion in Lee County

Hiring will begin in 1st quarter of new year

BY ADRIENNE SARVIS
adrienne@theitem.com
Posted 12/5/18

Agtruss Inc., a leading manufacturer of agricultural trusses for the poultry and livestock industries, is expanding its Lee County operations in a $2.8 million investment, creating 25 new jobs.

Since its establishment in 1995, Agtruss has added …

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Manufacturer to create 25 new jobs with expansion in Lee County

Hiring will begin in 1st quarter of new year

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Agtruss Inc., a leading manufacturer of agricultural trusses for the poultry and livestock industries, is expanding its Lee County operations in a $2.8 million investment, creating 25 new jobs.

Since its establishment in 1995, Agtruss has added residential businesses to its portfolio and now sells trusses to several building suppliers including local and national retailers.

The newest planned expansion is a result of the company procuring a high-volume contract with a large agricultural builder, according to a news release.

To meet growing demand, the company will build another 100-foot production line with additional production equipment.

"We appreciate the support of South Carolina and TheLINK Economic Development Alliance for all the help they have provided," said Larry Earls, owner of Agtruss Inc. "We are looking forward to working with them to make our future expansion plans possible."

It is always good to hear of another successful company thriving in Bishopville, Bishopville Mayor Alexander Boyd said. "We are more than thrilled that Agtruss Inc. is expanding their operations here and greatly appreciate the jobs and economic growth that it will bring."

"We are pleased to learn of this expansion and the additional investment and employment opportunities that will come along with it," Lee County Council Chairman Travis Windham said. Council is delighted to support businesses like Agtruss with longstanding and fruitful operations, he said.

Hiring for new positions with Agtruss is slated to begin in the first quarter of 2019.

Interested applicants should visit www.agtruss.com or send an email to AgtrussTerrance@yahoo.com for more information.