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Knight’s Companies Adds Concrete Pumping Division to Services Offered

August 13, 2019

Press Release dated August 6, 2019 Knight’s Companies of Summerville, South Carolina, now offers concrete pumping services in the Lowcountry and Midlands with its new pumping division.  Gregory Bates joined Knight’s Companies to head the new division in April, 2019. As the operations manager, Mr. Bates oversees drivers, ensures trucks are properly maintained, and coordinates with contractors at the project site to keep everything running smoothly. Gregory Bates started in construction working in ditches. “Construction has allowed me to provide a better life for my family as I have worked my way up,” he says. “I started hearing about Knight’s…

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Straight out of high school and into careers, SC students stand tall at ‘signing day’

May 14, 2019
Career Signing Day with Concrete Supplier in Columbia, SC

By Paul Bowers pbowers@postandcourier.com; May 10, 2019 DORCHESTER — As he inked a contract in front of a crowd Friday morning at the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center, high school senior Jordan Neblett was flanked by his beaming parents and his soon-to-be employers. The scene had all the trappings of a college athlete’s signing day. Only instead of a ball cap or a college hoodie, he was handed a hardhat and a yellow safety vest. After studying carpentry at the public school program, Jordan had signed on to do skilled construction work for Knight’s Companies in Summerville.

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Knight’s Companies Adds Commercial Sales Expert to Team

April 15, 2019
Johnson James

Johnson James brings his experience to serve clients and increase sales in Lowcountry, Midlands Summerville, SC (April 15, 2019) Knight’s Companies of Summerville, South Carolina, is pleased to introduce the newest member of their sales team, Johnson James. James’ main focus will be commercial sales for Knight’s Redi-Mix in the Lowcountry and Midlands. James comes to Knight’s with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina and a varied background in sales and construction. He spent five years in outside sales for Boral Bricks, which later became Meridian Brick and Masonry Supply. Prior to that position, he…

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Construction of New Concrete Plant in Columbia South Carolina

February 13, 2019
Columbia South Carolina Concrete

  For Immediate Release Contact: Sharon Benzenberg sbenzenberg@knightscompanies.com     Knight’s Companies Bringing More Jobs to Columbia, SC Certificate of new occupancy received for third concrete plant Summerville, SC (February 13, 2019) – Earlier this month, Knight’s Companies was awarded a certificate of new occupancy for their third concrete plant at 1320 Pineview Rd. in Columbia. Construction of the plant started in May 2018 and was completed in January. The plant will provide ready-mix concrete to customers in Columbia, Cayce and Gaston, as well as the materials used in their precast stock yard. With this growth, Knight’s is adding 20…

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