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The wood and wood-related products manufacturer will create approximately 120 jobs at its new plant in Orangeburg County, SC over the next several years.


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The wood and wood-related products manufacturer will create approximately 120 jobs at its new plant in Orangeburg County, SC over the next several years.

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Latest: Universal Forest Products Opening New Facility In South Carolina - The wood and wood-related products manufacturer will create approximately 120 jobs at its new plant in Orangeburg County, SC over the next several years.

Universal Forest Products Opening New Facility In South Carolina

The wood and wood-related products manufacturer will create approximately 120 jobs at its new plant in Orangeburg County, SC over the next several years.

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Plastics Company Investing $9.2M In Virginia Expansion

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