Setterstix Corporation establishing operations in Laurens County
COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) Setterstix Corporation (Setterstix), a paper stick manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Laurens County. The more than $11.7 million investment will create 80 new jobs.
Founded in 1938, Setterstix manufactures and ships more than 17 billion paper sticks throughout the United States, Canada and overseas every year. The company manufactures paper sticks for candy, cotton swabs, health care and novelty items.
Located at 830 International Boulevard in Fountain Inn, Setterstix’s new facility will increase the company’s manufacturing and shipping capabilities, which will allow growth into international markets. With local paper sources and reduced logistics costs, Setterstix will be more competitive and in position to accommodate the worldwide demand resulting from the elimination of single-use plastics.
The new facility is expected to be completed by February 2021. Individuals interested in joining the Setterstix team should visit the company’s website.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to the project.