Manufacturing Company KP Components To Add More Jobs With Its Second Plant In Easley

Pickens County will be the site of a new plant from an expanding manufacturing company, a Denmark-based precision components manufacturer, KP Components. It is a $16 million investment that intends to create 47 jobs, according to a statement from the state’s Department of Commerce. The company already employs about 65 people in South Carolina.  The company will build a 50,000-square-foot…

Waffles Anyone?

LIBERTY — U.S. Waffle Company announced on Thursday plans to launch a new frozen food processing facility in Pickens County. The company’s $22.1 million investment is projected to create approximately 114 new jobs, according to the S.C. Department of Commerce. “We’re excited for our new Pickens County facility to come online, as it will allow…

Scholar Technician Of The Year

PICKENS COUNTY — Alliance Pickens, in partnership with the School District of Pickens County, announced Jacob Campbell of the Pickens County Career and Technology Center and Pickens High School as the winner of the 2019 Pickens County Scholar Technician of the Year Award. Sponsored by Alliance Pickens, The Scholar Technician of the Year is an…

Waffle Maker Bringing New Jobs To Liberty

LIBERTY — A Greenville-based waffle and pancake manufacturer is moving its entire operations to Liberty. U.S. Waffle Company’s $22.1 million investment in the former NCR building is expected to create at least 114 new jobs, county officials announced Thursday evening. “We’re so proud that U.S. Waffle Company is choosing to make Pickens County your new…

District’S Work-Study Program

LIBERTY — The Pickens County Career and Technology Center is working to provide students with work experience that goes beyond the average after-school job and is partnering with area industry and local businesses to do so. The center is working with Alliance Pickens and the district’s middle and high schools to provide “career discovery and…