DIRTT Environmental Solutions Investing $18.5M In South Carolina

The interior construction company will create more than 100 new jobs at Legacy East Business Park in Rock Hill, SC.

DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc., an interior construction company that uses technology for client-driven design and manufacturing, will establish operations in York County, SC. The $18.5 million investment is expected to create more than 100 jobs in Rock Hill, SC.

DIRTT, Rock Hill, SC
Earlier this year, DIRTT completed an interiors project for the University of Pittsburgh at The Center for Vaccine Research in Pittsburgh, PA, working with partner Construkt and Desmone Architects. (Photo: DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc.)

“We’re very pleased to establish manufacturing operations in Rock Hill, which will maximize DIRTT’s production efficiency, ensure we have the capacity to support business growth and will help us better serve our customers geographically,” said DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Kevin O’Meara. “With Charlotte Douglas International Airport less than 30 minutes away, our Rock Hill facility will also serve as our East Coast sales and marketing hub with a world-class DIRTT Experience Center.”

Located at Legacy East Business Park in Rock Hill, SC, DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc.’s York County operations include the development of a new tile and millwork manufacturing facility and a DIRTT Experience Center (DXC), showcasing the company’s interior construction solutions.

Construction of the Canada-based company’s new 130,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2020, with commercial operations commencing in 2021.

The company uses its proprietary ICE® software to design, manufacture and install fully-customized interior environments. The technology drives DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc.’s advanced manufacturing and provides certainty on cost, schedule and the final result.

“Congratulations to DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc. for joining the growing sector of advanced manufacturing in South Carolina,” said Gov. Henry McMaster. “We look forward to the positive impact that this investment will have in York County.”

“Today, Team South Carolina celebrates another big win as DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc. has decided to establish new operations within our borders,” said South Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt. “The jobs created by this significant investment will have a major impact on the York County community and our entire state.”

The South Carolina Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to the project.

“We proudly welcome DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc. to York County,” said York County Council Chairman Michael Johnson. “It is exciting to add this innovative manufacturer from Canada to our thriving and diverse roster of companies that are making, servicing and shipping products in York County. DIRTT’s commitment to invest capital and bring valuable jobs to York County is appreciated by our council. We look forward to watching them grow and are committed to assisting them in that effort.”

“This is a significant day for the people of Rock Hill with a global company bringing more than 100 jobs to our community,” said Rock Hill Mayor John Gettys. “Welcome DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc.! We look forward to many years of success for your company and your leadership in transitioning our community into the economy of the future.”

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