COLUMBIA, S.C. — July 6, 2021 — Solstice Sleep Products Inc., a wholesale mattress company, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The investment will create 80 new jobs.
Located in Marion, Solstice Sleep Products’ new facility will increase the company’s capacity to meet growing demand throughout the Southeast. The new operations will be the company’s sixth manufacturing facility opened in the last 10 years. The facility will produce mattresses and foundation sleep products under the Jamison brand, which has been known for handcrafted bedding since 1883.
The new facility is expected to be operational by the fourth quarter of 2021. Individuals interested in joining the Solstice Sleep Products team should email or visit www.jamisonbedding.com.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. Marion County was also awarded a $900,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to assist with costs related to this project.
“We are proud to work with the state of South Carolina and Marion County to expand our base of operations throughout the Southeast!” said Solstice Sleep Product President Dennis Straily. “Marion, South Carolina, will help us secure our long-term growth plans with our dealer base and meet their growing business demands. I would like to thank Dr. Julie Norman, executive director of the Marion County Economic Development Commission, for all her help to get this project completed with Solstice Sleep Products Inc.”
“Congratulations to Solstice Sleep Products Inc. for choosing to build new operations in Marion County,” said Governor Henry McMaster. “The 80 new jobs this company will bring to South Carolina will make a real difference in the area, and we look forward to watching this company grow and succeed there for a very long time.”
“Manufacturing and distribution continue to be a source of job creation throughout our state,” said Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III. “We congratulate Solstice Sleep Products Inc. on this announcement in Marion County and welcome the company to South Carolina’s business community.”
“We are all excited about Solstice Sleep Products Inc. putting their faith and trust in Marion County,” added Marion County Council Chairman John Q. Atkinson.
Posted July 9, 2021
Source: The Office of the Governor of South Carolina