• Quality

    It’s the foundation of what we do

  • Safety
    Safety First

    Our philosophy is simple — nobody gets hurt

  • Improvement
    Continuous Improvement

    We never stand still in evolving our capabilities

  • Service
    Exceptional Service

    We strive to exceed customer expectations

Reeder Industrial Contractors, Inc. (RIC) was incorporated in the State of South Carolina in 1995. We are a licensed unlimited General Contractor and also carry a specialty license in Process Piping and Public Utilities. We primarily perform all of our work as the general contractor and self-perform 90% of the work ourselves. We typically subcontract site work, piling, HVAC, insulation and electrical. RIC maintains a select list of highly qualified subcontractors to provide our clients with a total quality package.  All of our work is generally bid on a lump sum basis or negotiated time and material based on plans and specifications provided by our clients.

RIC specializes in heavy industrial work and coatings that demands that safety and quality is priority number one. We achieve these goals even under the heavy demands on scheduling that is typical in our industry today. Our construction capabilities include the following; Civil construction, structural steel erection, equipment installation, millwrighting, process piping, public utilities and Industrial Painting. RIC performs projects from $1500.00 to $3,000,000.00.

RIC workforce averages 45-65 craftsmen and has peaked in the past at 140. All of our employees are required to meet a pre-employment drug test and monthly random testing. RIC demands safety. All of our new employees are trained in RIC’s safety program along with any site specific training required by our clients. RIC provides and maintains a high quality welding program. All of our weld procedures are per ASME 31.3 (Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping) and each welder must qualify per 31.3 before his employment is final.

RIC maintains a 100% rating with ISNetworld, Members of PIC, employee a full-time safety coordinator; his duties are pre-employment training, daily jobsite visits, weekly jobsite inspections and monthly safety audits. Our site superintendents conduct weekly gangbox meetings and report to the safety director. RIC presently carries an EMR of (.86) and a TCIR of 1.96.

Owned and operated by the Reeder brothers, Reeder Industrial Contractors, Inc. is a company built on experience, integrity, high ethics and sound business practices. It’s a commitment for quality that is showing all over South Carolina and the Lowcountry. In the past year our experience in the Industrial Coating capabilities received a big boost with the addition of Rusty Woodall to our team. Rusty retired from Woodall’s Construction, Sandblasting & Painting, Inc. and will be heading up our Industrial Coating Division.

RIC’s client base consist of the following industries; Kapstone Paper, Rhodia, Bayer Corporation, Alcoa, MeadWestvaco Chemical, Air Liquide, Georgia-Pacific, Arclin, South Carolina Electric and Gas, Santee-Cooper, B-P Amoco, Kapstone Lumber, Lauscha Fiber International, Sun Chemical, South Carolina State Ports Authority, Kinder Morgan Bulk and Liquid, and Hess Corporation.

One name and a growing list of satisfied clients. For an unlimited commitment to providing only the finest in contracting, construction, safety and quality- contact RIC for a job done on time and within your budget.  Call today, and discover how we build standards into every job. For projects in progress and references, contact RIC today.


J. Emmett Reeder CEO/President
Reeder Industrial Contractors
5811 Campbell St
Hanahan, SC 29410

843-747-1831 Fax


Whether your project is large or small, straightforward or complex, RIC's full-service capabilities are at your service.


Phone: (843) 747-1964
Fax: (843) 747-1831


5811 Campbell Street
Hanahan, South Carolina 29410