Carolina Chips, Inc., a subsidiary of The Price Companies, Inc., is establishing new operations in Orangeburg County, South Carolina.
A leader in wood processing, the company is investing more than $32 million in the facility, creating 15 new jobs.
The operation will produce wood chips and processed bark for the KapStone paper mill in North Charleston, South Carolina.
To establish operations in Orangeburg County, Carolina Chips, Inc. will design, build, own and operate a new chip mill and wood storage yard in Holly Hill, South Carolina. The facilities are scheduled for completion and operation in the first half of 2017.
Based in Monticello, Arkansas, The Price Companies, Inc. has more than 50 years of forestry-related operations experience. The company currently operates 25 wood processing operations across 11 states that provide a variety of services, including chipping, wood storage and trucking.