New industry is coming to Colleton


By Heather Ruppe

Trison Wells is coming to Colleton County, bringing an industry that will create 35 new jobs.

This a full-service consumer products manufacturing company that will be a $1.2 million investment to the Colleton community. The company specializes in liquid filling for household, personal and beauty care products. The company will be located at 1756 Industrial Road in Walterboro.

“Colleton County welcomes Trison Wells and we appreciate the 35 jobs and capital investment made at their facility in Walterboro. Every good job created provides a brighter opportunity for a family in our area, and Colleton County will continue to offer a pro-business environment to encourage and support businesses like Trison Wells in our county,” said Colleton County Council Chairman Steve Murdaugh.

Operations are expected to start by this June.

To help Colleton County prepare for the cost of building improvements needed to bring Trison Wells to the Colleton community, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $100,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant that will be given to Colleton County.

“We are proud to provide high-quality and agile services that help foster manufacturing in the USA. We have invested and will continue to invest in people and technology to build strong capabilities in South Carolina. We are grateful for the warm welcome we have received from Colleton County and the state of South Carolina and look forward to developing a fruitful partnership with the community,” said Trison Wells General Manager Jonathan Johnson.

Trison Wells is one of six new manufacturers brought to the Lowcountry region this year with the SouthernCarolina Alliance. Colleton County is a part of this alliance, which focuses on recruiting new industry and jobs to several Lowcountry counties.

“Congratulations to Colleton County on the announcement of new investment and new jobs with Trison Wells, which will be an asset to our diverse regional industrial community. SouthernCarolina Alliance looks forward to working with the county, the state and the company to ensure prime conditions for growing their operations in our region,” said SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Marty Sauls.

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“The investment by Trison Wells speaks to the strength of our workforce in Colleton County. We appreciate their investment in our people, and we look forward to supporting their growth,” said Lee Petrolawicz, Chairman of Colleton County Economic Alliance.


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