Dayco Products, LLC today announced it has been named the 2014 Large Industry Award winner by the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce. This award, voted on by members of the Chamber, is given to a large industry that is a proven leader within the Walterboro, South Carolina community. Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce membership consists of over 300 members and only one industry, or business, can win this award.
“The Dayco family has been a proud member of the Walterboro-Colleton County community for over 40 years and is excited to accept this award,” said Tom Green, Director of North American Operations – Flexible Components for Dayco. “Dayco can attribute its success during this period to the dedicated and hardworking associates who take pride in manufacturing the highest quality products and delivering those products to our customers on a timely basis.”
“We are proud to have Dayco as an industry leader in our community and proud that Dayco has chosen to call Colleton County home,” said Jeremy Ware, President and CEO of the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce. “We look forward to working with Dayco in the upcoming year and appreciate its continued investment in the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce and our community.”
In June 2013, Dayco celebrated 40 years of operation at its Walterboro, South Carolina belt manufacturing plant. Opened in 1973, the Walterboro plant is home to more than 130 employees who produce v-belts and serpentine belts for the both the original equipment industry and the automotive aftermarket, as well as performance belts for the ATV and snowmobile markets.