Spirit Pharmaceuticals Brings 296 Jobs to South Carolina

Published: Mar 08, 2013

A pharmaceutical company is building a new facility in Clarendon County, bringing nearly 300 jobs the region. Spirit Pharmaceuticals announced Wednesday their intentions to build a new packaging and manufacturing facility in Summerton. The $12.2 million investment is expected to create 296 new jobs. "It's an exciting time for our company," said Spirit CEO Ajoy Joshi in a statement. "South Carolina offers us an excellent business climate, a talented workforce and the infrastructure we need to be successful. We appreciate all the support we've received from state and local officials." Spirit makes generic pharmaceuticals for companies such as Walgreens, Dollar Tree, and CVS.

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