Lakeside steel and machine invests $2.5 million to expand anderson, south carolina, manufacturing plant

5 November 2015

Lakeside Steel and Machine, Inc., a firm that specializes in heavy steel and metal fabrication, will invest $2.5 million to expand its existing production center in Anderson, South Carolina. The company expects to create 13 new jobs over the next five years.

Established in 1985, Lakeside Steel and Machine is a family-owned firm, specializing in heavy steel fabrication, critical engineering and problem solving, CNC machining and general welding and machining. The company serves customers across the Southeastern United States. In an effort to meet increased demand from its customers, the company is expanding its existing operations with machine and equipment upgrades.

"Anderson County is home to our company and our family. Our company started out doing business with our neighbors and now our neighborhood is expanding. These are exciting times for Lakeside Steel and Machine and we are proud to be growing and representing Anderson County in the Upstate and across the U.S.A, “ said Brad Jenkins, Vice President, Lakeside Steel.

“South Carolina’s world-class workforce and pro-business environment continues to attract record business investment in all corners of our state, but it’s special when that investment comes from homegrown, family-owned firms, like Lakeside Steel and Machine,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.