COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) – Green Fence Recycling Corporation, a startup recycling firm, is establishing operations in Marion County. The company is investing $2.5 million in the facility, creating 40 new jobs in Mullins over the next five years.
Green Fence Recycling was established in 2014 and offers sorting, shredding and cleaning services for the recyclable plastics industry. The Marion County facility will serve both the U.S. and China markets, focusing on the processing of mixed rigid plastics and polypropylene, as well as PET fines washing.
“We recognize that our success depends on our employees, and we are confident we made the right decision in moving to Marion County,” says Green Fence Recycling Corporation President John Parker
Located at 3630 East Highway 76 in Mullins, the 65,000 square foot facility is expected to be fully operational in February 2016. Once hiring begins, interested applicants who want to join the Green Fence Recycling team may visit the SC Works website to apply.
“Marion County Council welcomes Green Fence Recycling to Marion County. We’re thankful for the jobs they’re supplying. We look forward to a long relationship with the company and are here to assist in any way we can,” states Marion County Council Chairman Buddy Collins.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits, as well as a $100,000 grant to Marion County to assist with the costs of real property improvements.