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January 23, 2014
Kent International Inc. to start manufacturing bicycles in South Carolina

Kent International Inc. to start manufacturing bicycles in South Carolina
$4.3 million investment expected to create 175 jobs

Parsippany, NJ. - January 23, 2014 - Kent International Inc., a global supplier of bicycles and accessories for major retailers including  Walmart, Toys R Us, Academy Sporting Goods and Amazon is building its new bicycle manufacturing facility in Clarendon County, South Carolina. The $4.3 million investment is expected to bring 175 jobs to the area.

"We are excited with the challenge of assembling and manufacturing affordable bicycles in the United States. We feel that we have found a great partner in the state of South Carolina with their pro-business policies and an abundant pool of great workers," said Arnold Kamler, CEO & chairman of Kent International.

The Kent announcement came earlier today during the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting in Washington, D.C.

About Kent International
Kent International Inc., headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, was founded in 1958 and has grown to be one of the largest suppliers of imported bicycles and accessories in the USA.  We are a major supplier of bicycles to Walmart, Toys R Us, Amazon and Academy Sporting Goods.