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Ortec Pendleton Expansion to Add 18 Jobs

Ortec, a leading biomaterial and polymer technology company, is adding 18 new jobs and an additional $20 million investment its Anderson County operations. The company added 60 jobs in December 2016.

“Anderson County is pleased to celebrate Ortec’s expansion announcement, which is only possible through our partnership with the town of Pendleton and the Sandy Springs Water Company," said Anderson County Concilman Brett Sanders. "This project is just the first of many economic development projects coming to the Pendleton and Sandy Springs communities.”

Founded in 1980, Ortec develops and manufactures custom polymers for a wide variety of industries. Located at 500 Westinghouse Road in Pendleton, S.C., the company expects to begin hiring for the new positions in the second quarter of 2019. Contact for more information.

“This joint public-private partnership reinforces our belief that Pendleton is positioned for growth with direction toward the future and a belief that cooperation will produce positive results," said Pendleton Mayor Frank Crenshaw. "We would like to thank Ortec, Anderson County and all the officials who helped us provide the best possible proposal for the company, while allowing us to make the best decisions for the town. During this time of growth in our town, it is more important than ever that we remain responsible stewards of our community.”

Ortec President Christopher Brotherton said the company is looking forward to the expansion in Pendleton.

"We appreciate the level of cooperation between the S.C. Department of Commerce, Anderson County Economic Development and the town of Pendleton that will ensure the project’s success," said Brotherton. "This is not only an investment for our growth today, but for many years to come.” 

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