Essential Cabinetry Group invests $4.75 million to expand operations
December 6, 2022 | 8:29 am CST

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Essential Cabinetry Group plans to expand its operations in Greenville County, South Carolina. The company says that its $4.75 million investment will create 156 new jobs.

Essential Cabinetry Group ranks #95 on the FDMC300 list of top wood-products manufacturers with an estimated $84 million in 2022 sales.

The company operates three factories in Rockledge, Fla.; Mifflintown, Pa.; and Simpsonville, S.C. It manufactures build-to-order cabinets including stock, custom and semi-custom cabinetry, and serves more than 750 kitchen and bath suppliers across the United States. The company’s brands include Tedd Wood Fine Cabinetry, Executive Cabinetry and Designers Choice Cabinetry.

Essential Cabinetry Group is expanding its existing facility in Simpsonville, allowing the company to increase production to 150,000 cabinets annually.

The expansion is expected to be complete by September 2023. Individuals interested in joining the Essential Cabinetry Group team should visit the company’s careers page.  

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded a $100,000 Set-Aside grant to Greenville County to assist with the costs of building improvements.

“The investment in our Simpsonville, S.C. location is critical to the long-term growth strategy needed to meet our customer needs, offer our employees new opportunities and provide local community support. We are grateful for the support of the state and local government as we take this next step," said Mark Kovich, president and CEO of the Essential Cabinetry Group.

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