Kontakt.io opens new office in Charleston

  June 16, 2022

Kontakt.io, the industry leader in smart building IoT, has announced the opening of a new national sales office in Charleston, South Carolina to support the company’s growth in healthcare and…

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Gehl Foods, LLC establishing operations in Colleton County

  June 15, 2022

$46 million investment will create 106 new jobs Gehl Foods, LLC (Gehl Food & Beverage Companies), a leading food and beverage manufacturing company, today announced it has established operations in Colleton County.…

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The Brew – Chamber to Host Local Networking Session June 22

  June 13, 2022

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Main Street Clinton, invites you to join us for next week’s meeting of The Brew. The meeting will take place on…

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Ribbon Cutting for A2 Exterminators

  June 13, 2022

Wednesday, June 8th, the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening ribbon cutting celebration in the City of Laurens for A2 Exterminators. Chamber President/CEO, Amanda Munyan, and City…

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The Unumb Center for Neurodevelopment appointed five new board members

  June 13, 2022

The Unumb Center for Neurodevelopment appointed five new board members in fiscal year 2022. The five new board members include: Charles “Chaz” Ellis is a realtor at The Moore Company…

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Golfbreaks by PGA TOUR expanding operations in Charleston County

  June 9, 2022

Expansion to create 32 new jobs Golfbreaks by PGA TOUR (Golfbreaks), a leading, worldwide golf vacation specialist, today announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The company’s expansion will create…

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Schattdecor expanding operations in Lexington County

  June 8, 2022

$21 million investment to create 23 new jobs Schattdecor, an international, family-owned decor printing company, today announced plans to expand operations in Lexington County. The company’s $21 million investment will…

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Power:Ed awards Midlands Technical College $50,000 for QuickJobs Scholarships

  June 6, 2022

Intensive programs train students for high-demand careers Power:Ed, a philanthropy of SC Student Loan, has awarded $50,000 to the Midlands Technical College Foundation in support of the college’s QuickJobs programs.…

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Recovery auditing firm launches new branding initiative

  May 31, 2022

A leading global recovery auditing firm is launching a revitalized brand to better communicate the company’s broad range of services and enhanced business intelligence solutions. The new name is Illumis.…

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WingIts establishing operations in Georgetown County

  May 25, 2022

$7.4 million investment to create more than 40 new jobs WingIts®, a specialty designer and manufacturer of bathroom accessories, fastening systems and Americans with Disabilities (ADA)-compliant products, today announced plans…

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Applications open for Richland County boards, committees

  May 24, 2022

Richland County Council is accepting applications for openings on more than a dozen volunteer boards. Currently, 18 Richland County boards, commissions, committees and advisory councils have at least one vacancy.…

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GSP receives $5.2 million grant for air cargo infrastructure improvements

  May 19, 2022

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act grant to support infrastructure improvements at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), according to U.S. Secretary…

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LaserForm & Machine, Inc. expanding operations in Richland County

  May 19, 2022

$5 million investment will create 51 new jobs LaserForm & Machine, Inc. (LaserForm & Machine), a metal fabrication and machine shop, announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The…

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E.A. Sween Company establishing operations in Greenwood County

  May 18, 2022

$38 million investment will create 300 new jobs E.A. Sween Company, a leading supplier in the ready-to-eat sandwich industry, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenwood County. The company…

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Appalachian Development Corporation hires Michael Smith as Vice President

  May 18, 2022

Appalachian Development Corporation (ADC) welcomes Michael Smith as their new Vice President. He will be working with banks, lenders, credit unions, and small businesses throughout South Carolina providing the SBA…

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SK Strategies unveils diverse, regional partnerships

  May 17, 2022

Sam Konduros Reactivates SC-Based Consulting Firm  Konduros Undertakes New Strategic Roles with Southeast Life Sciences, the United States Performance Center, and Good Growth Capital SK Strategies LLC (SKS), the Greenville-based specialized consulting firm initially…

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SCATCC announces 2022 award winners

  May 17, 2022

The South Carolina Association of Technical College Commissioners (SCATCC) announces the selection of its 2022 award winners. Commissioner Leadership, Garry Powers, Midlands Technical College Honors an individual who has made…

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Core Spaces and Tom Winkopp Development form joint venture to develop Clemson student village at The Pier

  May 12, 2022

One of the Largest Off-Campus Student Development Projects Will Include 4,000 Beds, Beautifully Designed Purpose Built Student Accommodations, State-of-the-Art Amenities and New Walkable Downtown Location Chicago-based Core Spaces (“Core”), a…

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Trison Wells establishing operations in Colleton County

  May 12, 2022

$1.2 million investment to create 35 new jobs Trison Wells, a consumer products manufacturer, announced plans to establish operations in Colleton County. The company’s $1.2 million investment will create 35…

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Matt Gedney receives SCEDA Ally of the Year Award

  May 11, 2022

The L&C Railroad exec was integral in bringing E.&J. Gallo to Chester County The South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) awarded Matt Gedney, of the Lancaster & Chester Railroad (L&C)…

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DC BLOX growing S.C. footprint with new data center in Horry County

  May 10, 2022

$31.5 million investment to create three new jobs DC BLOX, a multi-tenant data center in the Southeast, today announced plans to expand its South Carolina presence with a new operation…

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Jim Newsome receives SCEDA Distinguished Service Award

  May 9, 2022

The South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) awarded outgoing President and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, Jim Newsome, its Distinguished Service Award during the 2022 SCEDA Annual Conference…

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Jim Cook named SCEDA Local Developer of the Year

  May 9, 2022

The South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) awarded Jim Cook, executive director of the Cherokee County Development Board, its Local Developer of the Year award during the 2022 SCEDA Annual…

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Mumford Industries, Inc. expanding operations in Greenwood County

  May 5, 2022

Mumford Industries, Inc. (Mumford Industries), a post-industrial plastics recycling company and producer of Retrieve® sustainable film products, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County. The company is investing $2…

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Apartments leasing at 1813 Main Street in renovated Klondike Building

  May 5, 2022

Cason Development Group and Cohn Corporation are nearing completion of 28 market rate apartments in the renovated Klondike Building at 1813 Main St. in downtown Columbia. The apartments are expected…

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Mumford Industries, Inc. expanding operations in Greenwood County

  May 4, 2022

$2 million investment will create 33 new jobs Mumford Industries, Inc. (Mumford Industries), a post-industrial plastics recycling company and producer of Retrieve® sustainable film products, today announced plans to expand operations in…

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MTC recognized with Impact Award for Workforce Development

  April 29, 2022

On April 28, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce announced that Midlands Technical College is the winner of the 2022 Workforce Development Award. “The Impact Award for Workforce Development honors partners…

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PurePower to expand footprint in Richland County

  April 27, 2022

PurePower Technologies, which supplies diesel fuel injection systems for Ford Motor Co. and other diesel engine manufacturers, is expanding its operations in Richland County. The company plans to invest $5.4…

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Palmetto Gourmet Foods expanding operations in Saluda County

  April 21, 2022

$11.6 million investment to create 73 new jobs Palmetto Gourmet Foods, Inc. (Palmetto Gourmet Foods), a producer of innovative, sustainable ramen noodles, today announced plans to expand its operations in Saluda…

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TIVA Building Products Corp. establishing operations in Barnwell County

  April 21, 2022

$8.3 million investment to create 122 new jobs TIVA Building Products Corp., a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) decking company, today announced plans to establish operations in Barnwell County. The company’s $8.3…

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Sagebrook Home establishing operations in Berkeley County

  April 20, 2022

$80 million investment creating 117 new jobs Sagebrook Home, a global home décor brand, today announced plans to establish operations in Berkeley County. The company’s $80 million investment will create…

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Symrise Pet Food expanding operations in Greenwood County

  April 20, 2022

$65.5 million investment will create 65 new jobs Symrise Pet Food, a global leader in the pet food industry, announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County by building a…

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