Citadel Brands establishing operations in Kingstree, S.C.
Posted October 21, 2021
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Citadel Brands LLC, a clothing and apparel company, announced plans to establish operations in Williamsburg County, S.C. The more than $7.5 million investment will create 116 new jobs.
Locating to 955 N. Williamsburg County Highway in Kingstree, S.C., Citadel Brands LLC specializes in promotional clothing and apparel. The company’s new operations will increase distribution capacity and promote future growth for new products and brands.
The Kingstree facility is expected to be operational in June 2022.
“Citadel Brands LLC is extremely excited to be moving our wholesale distribution company to Williamsburg County, located in the Lowcountry of South Carolina,” said Citadel Brands LLC COO Greg Brown. “Being a native of Kingstree brings me great joy in providing opportunity to longtime residents. The infrastructure in the area provides ease of transportation to our newly constructed warehouse and additional possibilities with the movement of our products across the United States. We are looking forward to working with the county on finding employees who are excited about being a part of a growing company with long-term goals firmly in place. Thank you, Williamsburg County!”
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. The council also awarded a $200,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to Williamsburg County to assist with costs related to the project.
“South Carolina is constantly working to bring investments and jobs to all areas of our state, but it’s always exciting to see a company invest in one of South Carolina’s rural areas,” said S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster. We celebrate Citadel Brands LLC’s decision to locate in Williamsburg County and create more than 100 new jobs in the area.”
Source: S.C. Dept. of Commerce