Due to increased global demand for southern yellow pine lumber, Canfor Southern Pine is expanding its existing operations in Darlington County, SC, the company announced Wednesday.
The US$8 million investment is expected to generate 50 new jobs through the addition of a second shift at the manufacturing facility.
Canfor’s Darlington facility manufactures southern yellow pine dimension lumber, primarily used in the construction industry. The investment will be used to upgrade the facility to increase its production while adding a second shift at the plant. The expansion is expected to be completed by 3Q 2014.