International Vitamin Corporation (IVC), which produces high quality dietary supplements along with nutritional, prescription and OTC products, will invest several million dollars and add a significant number of positions to expand operations at its Greenville County, S.C. facilities over the next several years.
Founded more than 55 years ago, IVC produces high quality dietary supplements for leading food, drug, mass and club retailers in the United States. The company also produces nutritional, prescription and OTC products for contract customers around the world. IVC’s recognized ability to deliver on innovation, quality and supply chain efficiency has enabled IVC to become one of the largest and fastest growing private label nutritional supplement companies in the nutritional marketplace.
“This expansion of our Greenville County presence represents an important step in the growth of our business,” said Steven Dai, President and CEO for International Vitamin Corporation.
“We have found Greenville County and the Upstate a welcoming and pro-business location to expand our business, serve our customers and accelerate IVC’s success as we focus our efforts on meeting growing demand from our customers,” Dai added. “We appreciate the support of the Greenville Area Development Corporation, the city of Greenville, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, and all who joined to make this announcement a reality.”
IVC (ivcinc.com) will expand its operations at 4615 Dairy Road and 4611 Dairy Road in Greenville County, already employing more than 380 associates. IVC will create “a meaningful number of additional skilled and professional positions in Greenville County over the next several years,” said Jill Stambler, Vice President Human Resources.
“Greenville County is pleased with International Vitamin Corporation's decision to expand its business operations in Greenville County by producing well known dietary supplements and pharmaceutical products to the US and international markets as it has for over 50 years,” said H.G. “Butch” Kirven, Chairman of Greenville County Council. “This expansion means significant additional capital investment by the company here, coupled with a commitment to increasing job opportunities for local citizens. The company's decision reflects the high caliber of Greenville county's workforce, our low tax rates, and the unparalleled quality of life unique to our area.”
“IVC’s focus on the vitamins, minerals and supplements market and innovations in both manufacturing and supply chain show that our community continues to be a profitable place to do business,” said City of Greenville Mayor Knox White. “The expansion of their manufacturing facility along the I-85 corridor is further affirmation that Greenville is open for business and we are thankful for the IVC family’s trust and continued investment.”
Hiring details for the additional positions to be filled will be announced in the near future, according to Stambler. She adds,“We are currently looking for a number of positions on different shifts.” Some include Set-up Mechanics, Material Handlers, Operators, Turret Drivers, Manufacturing Supervisors, Warehouse Clerks and other positions.