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EFP Gathers Bishopville, SC Community for a Grand Opening Ceremony

(May 2024) BISHOPVILLE, SC. – EFP (Engineered Foam Packaging), a leader in the design and manufacturing of custom protective packaging and cold chain solutions, hosts a Grand Opening Ceremony today for their 6th location located in the Lee County Industrial Park in Bishopville, South Carolina. This marks the first EFP operation in the state of South Carolina and the Southeast part of the United States.

EFP brings a $15 million investment to the Bishopville community, creating over 30 jobs in the county and more to come. The facility houses manufacturing and distribution operations throughout the state and nearby states. With a 117,000 square foot building, EFP is positioned to grow exponentially well in this area.

“We are committed to the investment in our business and in our people, focusing on applying our unique capabilities to unlock the value of breakthrough packaging needs,” says John Hoeper, President at EFP. “The opening of EFP’s plant in Bishopville, South Carolina augments our capabilities and strengthens our presence nationwide. We look forward to the growth of this facility and what it brings to the Bishopville community.”


EFP has had immense help from the local community to get the plant up and running in Spring 2024. With help from Burr & Forman, LLC. who completed all legal work in real estate and environmental and secured incentives and upfront grant money, Thompson Construction finishing construction and maintenance of the facility, to Carlisle Associates, Inc. who was an outstanding partner from initial contact going beyond their responsibilities, to the TheLINK Economic Development Alliance in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Lee County, South Carolina Power Team, and Black River Electric Cooperative. Each of these hard-working teams played a part in the successful opening of the Bishopville plant.


About EFP, LLC.
Founded in 1954, EFP, LLC. is a leader in protective packaging, consumer packaging, cold chain solutions, and packaging supply chain services. Headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, EFP has locations in Evansville, Indiana, La Vergne, Tennessee, Decatur, Alabama, Bishopville, South Carolina, and Reno, Nevada providing coverage to the west coast and mid-America from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. EFP is owned by J.B. Poindexter & Co., a privately held, diversified manufacturing company with operating subsidiaries throughout North America. EFP is committed to innovating current products, creating sustainable solutions, and providing services that support our corporate purpose of Protecting What Matters. For more information, visit www.efppackaging.com.

JB Poindexter & Company
JB Poindexter & Company is a business enterprise that provides best-in-class commercial automotive and manufacturing goods and services. The company applies innovative operational and financial disciplines to the manufacturing of truck and van bodies, pick-up truck covers and accessories, industrial vehicle storage and shelving, funeral coaches, limousines, specialty industrial parts and expandable foam packaging. The industry-leading business units include Morgan Truck Group, Morgan Olson, Reading Truck, LEER, EFP, LLC., FederalEagle, MIC Group, Masterack and EAVX. For more information, visit www.JBPoindexter.com or LinkedIn.

Samantha Raush
Marketing Manager, EFP, LLC.
(574) 214-6474