South Carolina: King Machine Expanding in Sumter County

South Carolina: King Machine Expanding in Sumter County

King Machine expanding operations in Sumter County

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) King Machine, a tire mold manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Sumter County.  The more than $2.6 million investment will create 30 new jobs.

Founded in 1951, King Machine manufactures tire molds and tire components for the original equipment and replacement markets.  The company also provides mold services, warehousing, repair and refurbishment as well as consultative technical services to support tire operations.

Located in the Black River Industrial Park in Sumter, King Machine’s expansion includes a custom-finished, 50,000-square-foot facility that will increase the company’s operating capacity.

The expansion is expected to be completed by 2024. Individuals interested in joining the King Machine team should visit the company’s careers webpage.


“King Machine is excited to continue growing in Sumter, S.C. The support received from the Sumter community and Continental Tire, along with the support and expertise provided by Thompson Turner Construction has solidified our decision to continue investing and creating jobs in Sumter, S.C.” -King Machine CEO Mike Wells

“South Carolina is a global leader in the tire industry, and it’s great to see that trend continue with this expansion by King Machine. 

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