Domino's to open new processing facility in Lexington County
Company expected to create 75 new positions
West Columbia, S.C. - Domino's, the Michigan-based pizza restaurant chain, announced today plans to open a new processing facility in Lexington County. The company's new project is slated to create 75 jobs.
The company plans to construct a new, 67,000-square-foot processing facility to supply dough, as well as other ingredients and supplies, to its regional franchise stores in West Columbia. Expected to come online in the second quarter of 2020, hiring is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Founded in 1960, Domino's is the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, with a significant business in both delivery and carryout pizza. Ranking among the world's top public restaurant brands with an international enterprise of approximately 15,000 stores, Domino's had global retail sales of more than $12.2 billion in 2017.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to the project.
According to Domino's Supply Chain Services Executive Vice President Troy Ellis, "This growth in our U.S. business has driven record-level volumes in our supply chain centers. Our investments in supply chain capacity, both to serve current demand and to support our growth plans going forward, are important to our company. South Carolina has been a great partner in this important process."
Lexington County Council Chairman Debbie Summers said Wednesday, "We are ecstatic that Domino's decided to call Lexington County home for their new processing facility. This lends further proof that our county is the perfect place for companies searching for a real opportunity to locate and prosper. We know they will do exceedingly well in Lexington County."