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Maker of geosynthetics investing $39.1 million to expand facilities in South Carolina




COLUMBIA, SC, December 14, 2012-

Agru America, a maker of geosynthetics, today announced that it will expand its current operations in Georgetown County and in Williamsburg County. The combined investment of $39.1 million is expected to generate 126 new jobs.

"We are pleased with the opportunity to move forward with these expansions. We have seen demand for our products increase and adding capacity at both facilities will help us meet our manufacturing goals. South Carolina has provided us with an excellent business environment for almost two decades, and both Georgetown and Williamsburg counties are perfect fits for our business. We appreciate all the support we've received from state and local officials," said Robert Johnson, president of Agru America.


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