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Palmetto State Armory will double workforce with expansion

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A South Carolina-based gun manufacturer will double its workforce with an expansion into Lexington County, according to Gov. Nikki Haley's office.

Palmetto State Armory plans to invest $4.2 million into renovating and expanding a building in the county over the next three years.

The news release from Haley's office said the company considered several locations across the southeast but eventually decided to stay in South Carolina.

The company expects to employ 500 workers by the end of its expansion.

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