Worksman is off and running in South Carolina

By Stephen Frothingham

Historic New York City bike maker moves some production to new facility in South Carolina.

CONWAY, S.C. (BRAIN) — With dignitaries from state government, the mayor and the city council chairman in attendance, the Myrtle Beach Economic Development hosted Worksman Cycles’ official ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday for its factory here.

“Worksman Cycles has received wonderful support from the State of South Carolina and Horry County during this transition and the ceremony was a nice tribute for our efforts to bring jobs to South Carolina,” said Wayne Sosin, Worksman Cycles’ president.

“Our search for a second location landed us in Conway where we purchased a one-story building, over two acres under one roof. It took us a year to renovate the building which now features excellent ventilation, all LED lighting, foam-sprayed insulated walls, security cameras, roof skylights for wonderful natural lighting and three loading docks,” Sosin said.

While Worksman has a more than 100 year history building bikes in New York City, the growth in its business required expansion. While the company considered expanding in New York, developing another factory location in South Carolina looked like a better option, in part because the bulk of its bike business is industrial …read more

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