Columbia, SC (WLTX) — Clarendon County will see the creation of 65 new jobs as Bicycle Corporation of America plans to invest $5 million to expand existing operations.

BCA started in 2014 as a venture of Kent International, Inc, a family-owned bicycle importer and manufacturer based in Parsippany, New Jersey. Kent International established BCA to augment the company's import sales. BCA has produced more than 850,000 bicycles to date and is a participant in Walmart's Made in U.S.A. initiative.

The BSA plant in Summerton will be expanding into an existing 140,000-square-foot building at 9104 Alex Harvin Hwy and installing two new product lines. Hiring is slated to begin in the second quarter of 2019. Interested applicants should visit the BCA career page online for more information.