Robert Thomas Iron Design is investing more than $2 million in an expansion in Charleston County that will generate 45 new jobs.

The company plans to invest $2.9 million over the next three years in a new facility located at 56 Hayter Street in North Charleston. 

The new facility will expand its productions lines.

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Owner Robert Thomas said: “Our expanded operations will enable our growing community of craftsmen and designers to have the space, equipment and support they need to keep the spirit of blacksmithing thriving in Charleston.”

The company, founded in 2013, crafts iron products ranging from unique architectural work to furniture, ornamental accessories, and kitchenware using ancient blacksmithing processes combined with contemporary machining and manufacturing.

North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey said: “The work of Robert Thomas Iron Design embodies the heart of the North Charleston workforce – A diverse group of individuals who showcase unparalleled craftsmanship daily.”

“We are proud to see Robert Thomas Iron Design’s signature work in the world and celebrate with them on their expansion within the City of North Charleston.”

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WHO IS ROBERT THOMAS IRON DESIGN?

Robert Thomas Iron Design is a full-service design, fabrication, and manufacturing firm specializing in forged metals.

Where it is headquartered? Robert Thomas Iron Design is headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina.

How many staff does it have? It currently has around 10 employees.

What is its annual revenue? More than $5 million

Source: Live 5 News

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