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Haier breaks ground on $72 million expansion
Haier for Jump - Burns
Speaking during Thursdays ceremony were S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley (first picture), Haier America CEO and President Adrian Micu (second picture), Haier America President of Research and Development Joe Sexton (third picture) and Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns (fourth picture). - photo by Gary Phillips
Haier America, with help from Gov. Nikki Haley, officially broke ground on the $72 million expansion to the company’s existing $40 million Camden manufacturing facility Thursday afternoon. The project will increase the square footage of the plant from the current 365,000 to 550,000 and is expected to add 410 new full-time jobs during the next five years, growing the plant’s production by approximately 50 percent..