Pendleton company expanding, to add jobs

Ortec, a leading biomaterial and polymer technology company, is growing its Anderson County operations. According to the South Carolina Department of Commerce, the company intends to invest $20 million and create approximately 18 new jobs. This is Ortec’s latest expansion, following its previous $20 million investment and creation of 60 jobs in December 2016. Founded in 1980, Ortec helps its clients reach market goals through technical expertise, high-quality systems, regulatory compliance, confidentiality and personalized service. The company develops and manufactures custom polymers for a wide variety of industries. Located at 500 Westinghouse Road in Pendleton, S.C., Ortec will be expanding its existing facility by 50,000 square feet and increasing its manufacturing capacity. Hiring for the new positions is projected to begin in the second quarter of 2019, and interested applicants should contact [email protected] for more information.