More than 100 new jobs coming to Blythewood through Intertape Polymer Group

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Wednesday morning, the Office of the Governor announced Intertape Polymer Group is expanding its operations in Blythewood, creating about 135 new jobs. The company makes several products including tapes, stretch and shrink films and protective packaging.

Officials say the company will build on its existing facility located at 1091 Carolina Pines Drive and expand its curbside recyclable paper mailer operations.

“This represents an exciting milestone for our operation in Richland County. The successes we have seen in recent years are fueled by the skilled and engaged labor force available to IPG in the surrounding community. The expansion of our facility is driven by both new and existing business for IPG and will foster further engagement with our state and local leaders to complete the project and deliver jobs to the local community,” said IPG Vice President of Operations Shane Betts.

In addition to the 135 expected new jobs, the packaging and protective solutions company will also invest $20 million over the next five years.

“It’s always exciting to see an existing company find success and continue to invest in our state and people. IPG’s expansion, and the approximately 135 jobs it will create in Richland County, speaks volumes of our business-friendly environment and the world-class workforce present in our state.” said Governor Henry McMaster.

If you are interested in working with Intertape Ploymer Group, visit their website.

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