Softbox Systems Creating 70 Jobs in SC
Monday, June 19th, 2017
Softbox Systems, an international temperature-control packaging provider, today announced it is expanding its Greenville County operations to house its U.S. and Canadian headquarters. To accommodate its rapid growth, the company is projected to create 70 new jobs.
Softbox Systems has been designing and producing innovative, high-performance, passive temperature-control packaging solutions for more than 20 years. With manufacturing locations in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, the company supplies cold chain packaging solutions to the world’s leading biotech, pharmaceutical, clinical research and logistics companies.
The company’s new 65,000-square-foot U.S. and Canadian headquarters will be operational in the summer of 2018 and will house its U.S. executive team, production, warehousing and its fully-equipped advanced laboratory.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded a $200,000 Closing Fund grant to Greenville County to assist with the costs of building construction.
“We are very proud to be committing to the opening of our new U.S. and Canadian headquarters in Greenville, S.C., and we are pleased to be partnering with The Furman Co. | Development, a division of The Furman Co., Inc,. in the design and build of our new facility. Our highly innovative passive shippers are boosting our market share both in the U.S. and globally in the Pharmaceutical Cold Chain economy. We are excited by our plans for continuous growth while we expand our high-quality workforce and continue our commitment to customer excellence.” –Softbox Systems President Wayne Langlois
“Greenville’s pro-business environment, strong pool of skilled workforce and dynamic community feel made the decision to locate the new headquarters the perfect choice to meet the company’s growth strategy.” –Softbox Systems General Manager John Hammes
“South Carolina continues to attract investment and job creation from all over the world, and we’re proud that Softbox has selected our state for its new U.S. and Canadian headquarters. I look forward to watching this innovative company continue to grow here for many years to come.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“We are very excited to welcome Softbox Systems’ new headquarters to Greenville County. This latest announcement is a further testament to the fact that our pro-business strategy is working.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“We’re very pleased with Softbox Systems’ decision to establish its U.S. and Canadian headquarters and in Greenville County. We are especially grateful that the company chose Greenville County, in large measure, due to our highly-skilled workforce and superior business climate, which is especially attuned to success in the pharmaceutical industry. We are very excited about this announcement and anticipate a great future for Softbox in our community.” –Greenville County Council Chairman H.G. “Butch” Kirven