MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – This summer, it was announced the Beneteau facility in Marion would close after 33 years in operation.
As one door closed, residents didn’t have to wait long for another door to open as a new company, Leisure Pools, announced it would be taking over the Beneteau site.
The good news didn’t end there. In recent weeks, two companies already present in Marion County, DMA Holdings and Maxwood Furniture, announced they’d each be building new facilities in the county.
Dr. Julie Norman, Executive Director of the Marion County Economic Development Commission, said it’s unheard of to see so many of these announcements in such a short time period.
Norman said these companies will have a major economic impact on the area.
“These projects are