Archroma to expand operations in Allendale County, South Carolina

2 April 2024

Archroma, a global, diversified provider of specialty chemicals, announced today that the company will be expanding its operations in Martin, South Carolina, to better serve its customers.

The expansion will include a $750,000 investment in the facility and equipment at the Allendale County plant and 6 new immediate jobs, with additional growth anticipated.

Russell Gibson, Archroma Vice President of Global Operations and SC Excellence said, “Allendale County not only provides the perfect location for reaching our customers and markets, but also has a proven workforce with the capabilities we need to produce the quality products for which Archroma is renowned.”

Sameer Singla, Archroma Divisional President and Chief Executive Officer of PP&C, and President Americas and EMEA added, “We take great pride in our longstanding presence in Allendale County, spanning over 45 years. Our commitment to this community runs deep, and we cherish the steadfast support we’ve received from its people these past five decades. We are poised to elevate our presence in the market and continue serving our community with excellence.”

Specializing in the production of dyes, chemicals, and optical brightening agents, Archroma's Allendale County facility serves a diverse range of markets including textiles, packaging and paper, as well as coatings, adhesives, and sealants. With a current workforce of 91 employees, Archroma is dedicated to meeting the specific needs of customers in the paper packaging and textiles sectors.

“We are delighted that Archroma has chosen to grow their operations in Allendale County,” commented Matthew Connelly, Allendale County Council Chairman. “We are honored to have them as part of our community and contributing to our economic growth. The jobs they provide and those being created are deeply appreciated, as each new position signifies an opportunity for a brighter future for families within our community.”

“Archroma has been an asset to our thriving industrial community,” shared Danny Black, SouthernCarolina Alliance President and Chief Executive Officer. “As a global leader and provider of chemicals and specialty color products, Archroma is an excellent fit in our region, which is heavily vested in forest products and advanced manufacturing. We look forward to continuing our work with them in the coming years as their operations continue to grow.”