Company creating 60 jobs in Anderson Co.

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ANDERSON Co., SC (WSPA) — Ortec plans to fill 60 new positions as it expands its Anderson County operation.

The biomaterial and polymer technology company was founded in 1980.

Ortec is investing $20 million and upfitting its 200,000-square-foot Pendleton building with new production equipment and support infrastructure, that will allow for an added focus on the production of materials for specialty coatings, adhesives, automotive applications and graphic arts technology, according to a statement from Gov. Nikki Haley’s office.

Hiring for new positions should begin in early 2018.

β€œOrtec is pleased to continue to grow its business footprint in Upstate South Carolina. I want to acknowledge the Anderson County Economic Development Group, the Anderson County government officials and the S.C. Department of Commerce for their efforts in creating a pro-business environment to support this growth,” Ortec President Larry Brotherton said in a statement.

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