Asbestos Exposure in South Carolina

Shipyard-MaineWorkers in South Carolina have been exposed to asbestos in the shipbuilding, power, and mining industries. Vermiculite processing was once a major industry in the northwest region of South Carolina, which exposed workers to asbestos. Many corporations in South Carolina also received hazardous shipments of the contaminated mineral from Libby, Montana

Statistics for Mesothelioma Cases in South Carolina

South Carolina ranks 21st in the US for asbestos-related deaths. There have been 610 deaths from mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer between 1999 – 2013.

Filing an asbestos claim if you live in South Carolina

You do not have to file your claim in the state in which you live. It’s far more important to contact an attorney with a strong history of experience specifically in asbestos cases, than it is to select one who happens to be in your area of South Carolina. The most successful attorneys in your area may have never handled an asbestos case.

SWMW attorneys dedicate the overwhelming majority of their time and effort prosecuting mesothelioma claims, so we know which states and jurisdictions are going to provide the best outcome for your case and can get your case settled faster. We handle asbestos cases all across the USA, so we know how to file, where to file, and what to do to get you the compensation you deserve.

If you may have lived or worked in another state, select it here to learn about specific asbestos exposure in that state.

Jobsites in South Carolina with Known Asbestos Usage & Exposure

Provided below is a list of cities in the state of South Carolina where asbestos jobsites are known to have been located. If you worked for any of these companies or at these jobsites in South Carolina there is a possibility that you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma and lung cancer.


  • Bomb Plant
  • DuPont Denemours
  • DuPont Savannah River Project
  • I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
  • Fiberglas Plant
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas Corp
  • Savannah River Plant
  • United Merchants Manufacturers

Beech Island

  • Civil Insulation Company
  • Daniel Construction
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • South Carolina Electric & Gas Company
  • Urquhart Powerhouse


  • Berea Industrial Park
  • Covil Insulation Company
  • Covil Sales, Inc.


  • Magnolia Finishing Plant Deering Milliken Mills
  • Pacolet Finishing Plant Subsidiary of Deering Milliken Corp
  • Pacolet Manufacturing Company
  • Pacolet Yarns

Calhoun Falls

  • Bigelow-Sanford, Inc.
  • Bloomsburg Mills
  • Calhoun Mills
  • Daniel Construction Company Inc.
  • Rocky River Mills


  • Camden Forest Products Inc.
  • De Kalb Cotton Mills
  • DuPont Chemical
  • DuPont May Plant
  • I. Du Pont De Nemours
  • May Plant
  • Pine Creek Manufacturing Company


  • Bowaters Carolina Corporation
  • Catawba News Plant
  • Catawba Nuclear Plant
  • Daniel Construction Company


  • Airport Regional Office Park
  • Columbia LBR & Manufacturing. Company
  • Dolphus M. Grainger Power Station
  • Guignard Brick Works
  • Wickes Corporation


  • American Enka Corporation
  • Basf Corp
  • Central Mills Company
  • Isaqueena Mills

Charleston Heights

  • Bearing Distributors
  • Boilermakers Union- Local 687
  • Duke Siding
  • Fort Park
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot
  • Port Park
  • Seaboard Airlines, Rr
  • Stafford Insulation Company
  • Yeamans Hall Road


  • Baldwin Cotton Mills
  • Lancaster Cotton Mills
  • Spring Industries
  • Springs Cotton Mills
  • Sprinstein Mills
  • Wylie Mills


  • Clearwater Finishing Plant
  • Clearwater Manufacturing Company
  • Seminole Mills
  • United Merchants Manufacturers


  • Celotex
  • Clemson Agricultural College of SC
  • Clemson College
  • Clemson University
  • Excelsior Mills
  • Imperial Manufacturing Company
  • Utica and Mohawk Mills
  • Utica Mohawk Plant
  • WestPoint Stevens


  • Central Electric Power Coop.
  • Embers Charcoal
  • General Electric Power Company
  • New South Forest Industries
  • Riley Stoker Corporation


  • Darlington Manufacturing Company
  • Darlington Mills
  • Darlington Veneer Company, Inc.
  • Maxwell-Campbell Inc.
  • Nucor Corporation
  • Nucor Steel
  • Perfection American Company
  • Perfection Gear Company
  • Wellman, Inc.


  • Alice Manufacturing Company
  • Daniel Construction Company
  • Easley Cotton Mills
  • Glenwood Cotton Mills
  • Glenwood Mills
  • Saco Lowell Shops

Fort Jackson

  • APC
  • Dreher High School
  • EM Service Club
  • Sligh Plumbing & Heating Company
  • Us Army


  • Broad River Brick Company
  • Champion – Spring City Knitting
  • Gaffney High School
  • Gaffney Manufacturing Company
  • Marion Manufacturing Company
  • Southern Railway Frt Team Track


  • Bldrs Marts of America
  • Georgetown Mill
  • International Paper Company
  • Southern Kraft Corp
  • Southern Kraft Paper Company
  • Winyah Electric Generating Plant


  • Graniteville Manufacturing Company
  • Graniteville Mill


  • Celanese Plant
  • P. Stevens and Company, Inc.
  • Victor Monaghan Company
  • Victor Plant


  • Plywood Plastics Corporation
  • Plywood Products Corp
  • Southland Exchange
  • Westinghouse Plant


  • Grace Bleachery
  • Lancaster Cotton Mills
  • Lancaster Water District
  • Spring Industries
  • Spring Mills
  • Springs Bleachery
  • Springs Cotton Mills


  • 3M Plant
  • American Lava Corp
  • BMA Inc.
  • H L Roper & Company
  • P. Stevens and Company Inc.
  • C. District 55 H.S.
  • Watts Mills


  • Armstrong Cork Company
  • I. DuPont De Nemours & Company
  • Mays Constr.
  • W A Lamans Fpm


  • Daniel Construction Company
  • McCormick Mills Corporation
  • McCormick Spring Mill
  • Milliken Mills
  • Woolen Unit

Mount Pleasant

  • Detyen’s Shipyards, Inc.

Myrtle Beach

  • Aerocox Corp
  • Chapin Company
  • Columbia Plastering Company
  • Miller LBR Company
  • Waccaman Clay Products Company

Parris Island

  • Central Power Plant Marine Barracks
  • Parris Island
  • Receiving Section
  • United States Marine Barracks


  • Deering Milliken Mills
  • Excelsior Ill No 4
  • Gerrish Milliken Mills
  • Industrial Burners, Inc.
  • Jess Underground Utility

Port Royal

  • North Brothers, Inc.
  • Port Royal Cotton Compressing Company
  • United States Marine Barracks


  • Duke Energy Corp
  • Duke Power Company
  • JP Stevens
  • Keowee Hydro Plant
  • National Distillers & Chemical
  • Oconee Nuclear Station
  • Quantum Chemical
  • Seneca Cotton Mills
  • Sirocco


  • Carotell Paper Board Corporation
  • Piedmont Print Works
  • Southern Bleachery & Print Works


  • Daniel Construction Company
  • Delta Finishing Plant
  • J P Stevens and Company Inc.


  • Riley Stoker Corporation
  • C. Electric & Gas
  • South Carolina Electric & Gas Company
  • Wateree Steam Plant


  • Aragon Baldwin Cotton Mills
  • Glen Lowry Manufacturing Company
  • P. Stevens and Company
  • West Point Stevens
  • Whitmire
  • Plant