- Associated Press - Thursday, April 21, 2016

KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) - A chemical company that makes insecticides and herbicides to protect crops is locating a plant in Williamsburg County, investing more than $20 million and creating about 65 new jobs.

United Phosphorus announced Wednesday that it is renovating a building in Kingstree. The company says it will begin accepting employment applications late this year.

The parent company of United Phosphorous provides seeds and crop protection chemicals to customers in more than 120 countries.

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