ANDERSON Co., SC (WSPA) – The S.C. governor’s office announced that Arthrex Inc. is launching a manufacturing operation in Anderson County that is expected to create more than 1,000 jobs over the next several years.
The orthopedic medical device company develops products and surgical procedures to advance minimally invasive orthopedics, according to a news release. The announcement of the Florida company’s expansion in Anderson County was made Monday.
“This announcement takes our county in an exciting direction. Our goal of establishing a diverse economic base for our citizens is becoming a reality. The presence of this world-class company in our community speaks for who we are in Anderson, and we welcome them with open arms,” said Anderson County Councilman Tom Allen, District Four.
The 200,000 square foot facility will be located at 5500 Highway 76 in Sandy Springs.
Hiring should begin in 12 to 18 months, according to the company.
“South Carolina’s business-friendly climate continues to attract companies in every industry, and we’re proud to welcome Arthrex, Inc. to our growing business community. This a milestone for Anderson County, and we can’t wait to see the difference these jobs will make in the region,” said Gov. Henry McMaster.