CHESTER, SC — Nanomaterials developer ShayoNano USA Inc. announced plans for a new manufacturing facility located in Chester, South Carolina. The new, 23,000-square-foot facility is projected to start pilot plant operations in the first quarter of 2019, with manufacturing production starting in the fourth quarter of 2019. The company’s $14.7 million investment is expected to bring approximately 40 new jobs to the community.

ShayoNano is a manufacturer and provider of nanomaterials, such as synthesizing additives that improve the profitability and performance of a variety of products. The company harnesses its patented technology to support a range of uses, including paints and coatings, fire retardants, nanocomposites, and more.

Hiring for the new positions is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018 and continue through next year. Interested applicants may send inquiries to for more information.