Processing Magazine

Chemical company locates new operations in South Carolina

June 12, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. — CEL Chemical & Supplies, a maker of chemicals for the paperboard and packaging industries, yesterday announced the establishment of its new facility in Anderson County, S.C.

The $900,000 investment is expected to generate 15 new jobs over the next five years.

“We are pleased to set up new operations in Anderson County. This investment marks an important milestone for our company and we look forward to continuing to grow our customer base. South Carolina has provided an excellent business environment for us over the years,” said Sharlan Messenger, CFO of CEL Chemical & Supplies.

CEL Chemical & Supplies is a family-owned business that was started in 1998 and makes adhesives, waterproofing resins and performance additives.