Arthrex creating more than 1,000 new jobs in Anderson County
Oct 16, 2017 12:19PM
● By Kathleen Maris
Arthrex, Inc., a global orthopedic medical device company, headquartered in Naples, Fla., is launching new manufacturing operations in Anderson County. The $69 million capital investment is expected to create more than 1,000 new jobs over the next several years.
With a corporate mission aimed at helping surgeons treat patients better, Arthrex is a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. The company is a pioneer in the field of arthroscopy and has developed more than 11,000 innovative products and surgical procedures to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.
Located at 5500 Highway 76 in Sandy Springs, S.C., the new 200,000-square-foot facility will be used to manufacture its innovative orthopedic devices and implants.
"Arthrex is pleased to bring its innovative spirit and unique culture to Anderson County, S.C. and we look forward to leveraging the outstanding work done in the area to prepare future employees for high-level manufacturing jobs," says Arthrex Vice President of Manufacturing Andy Owen.