|United States-based synthetic (lab-grown) diamond producer Scio Diamond Technology Corp. (Scio), reports that it has now returned to full production following a partial shutdown of operations since December caused by a water line break.
"We are pleased to report that our Greenville, SC factory has returned to full growing capacity following the December water line break. All growers have been repaired and are back in production," announced Gerald McGuire, Scio's President and CEO. "Our team, equipment suppliers and insurance company have worked seamlessly and tirelessly together to bring us back to full production in a remarkable amount of time. We are very appreciative of their efforts."The company had experienced a water line break in its facility on December 12, 2015, which caused damage to its diamond growers and a significant interruption in production.