Fiberglass company Jushi USA to bring 400 jobs to the Midlands, job fair Saturday

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A fiberglass company that broke ground on a facility in southeast Columbia in 2016 is hiring and says they are bringing 400 jobs to the Midlands.

Jushi's first manufacturing site in North America – is the largest economic development announcement in Richland County since Union Camp hatched plans for a $600 million paper mill in Eastover in 1981.  The new production line is designed to supplement the growing composite material industry in the United States.

The company is in its first wave of hiring - in all, Jushi USA hopes to bring 800 total jobs to South Carolina to work on its $500 million 80,000-ton production line.

The job fair is hosted by Bible Way Church of Atlas Road, The Midlands Community Development Corporation, and China Jushi USA on Saturday, Aug. 11 at A.C. Jackson Wellness Center located at 2608 Atlas Raod from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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