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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Kelley Engineering expanding operations in Anderson County

  April 18, 2022

$6 million investment to create 80 new jobs Kelley Engineering, a premier designer and manufacturer of custom automation equipment, today announced plans to expand operations in Anderson County. The company’s…

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Fuyao Glass America Inc. expanding operations in Greenville County

  April 12, 2022

$34.5 million investment to create 121 new jobs Fuyao Glass America Inc., a venture of China-based Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co. Ltd. (Fuyao Group), today announced plans to expand its…

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Dual enrollment trains a skilled workforce

  April 12, 2022

Midlands Technical College is serving more dual enrollment students than ever. This growth comes as part of intentional efforts to grow the percentage of those students enrolled in career training…

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Food Truck Monday and LCDC Meet & Greet Get Rave Reviews

  April 6, 2022

The Laurens County Development Corporation hosted a Meet & Greet on Monday during Clinton’s second Food Truck Monday event. The meet & greet was held at the office of Berkshire…

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Greenwood County sees dramatic growth in economic investments

  April 5, 2022

Greenwood County’s Economic Development activity from August 2020 through October 2021 exceeded the previous three years combined. With $257.5 million in capital investments and 226 new jobs, Greenwood County is…

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Daye North America expanding operations in Charleston County

  March 29, 2022

$3.5 million investment will create 131 new jobs Daye North America, a subsidiary of Ningbo Daye Garden Machinery Company, today announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The $3.5…

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Caggiano joins Upstate SC Alliance Team

  March 28, 2022

The Upstate SC Alliance has hired Annie Caggiano, an economic development veteran with 19 years of experience, as Director of Business Recruitment. Caggiano will be responsible for creating and implementing…

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Pratrivero USA establishing operations in Orangeburg County

  March 22, 2022

$17.6 million investment to create 34 new jobs Pratrivero USA, a division of Pratrivero Nonwovens – a global leading producer of nonwoven fabric using stitchbond technology – today announced plans to…

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ACI Plastics South establishing operations in Pickens County

  March 22, 2022

$4 million investment to create 21 new jobs ACI Plastics South, a thermoplastics processor and recycler, today announced plans to establish operations in Pickens County. The company’s $4 million investment…

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Charleston Digital Corridor launches podcast series

  March 16, 2022

The Charleston Digital Corridor (CDC) is pleased to announce the launch of the CDC Tech Life Podcast. This podcast series will highlight entrepreneurs who are driving Charleston’s tech community forward,…

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Spectrum announces 350 new jobs in West Columbia

  March 15, 2022

Inbound Sales Representatives Can Earn More than $55,000 Annually, with Comprehensive Benefits and Career-Growth Opportunities Spectrum and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster today announced plans for the company to hire…

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City of Laurens First State of the City Address Scheduled for March 15

  March 14, 2022

Another first for Laurens will take place on Tuesday, March 15. Laurens Mayor, Nathan Senn, will take to the stage at the Historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Laurens to provide a…

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Koch & Co., Inc. establishing operations in Barnwell County

  March 9, 2022

$5.1 million investment to create 101 new jobs Koch & Co., Inc., an American-made door and cabinet manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Barnwell County. The company’s $5.1…

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Ingram Micro expanding operations in Spartanburg County

  March 8, 2022

More than $37 million investment will create 203 new jobs Governor Henry McMaster and the S.C. Department of Commerce today announced that Ingram Micro, a leading provider of global technology…

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Op-Ed: The time is here to let voters decide on Sunday liquor store sales

  March 7, 2022

Opinion Editorial By Ed McMullen Chairman, Cheers! Let South Carolina Decide Elected representatives in Columbia are currently debating legislation that will help South Carolina businesses compete in the 21st century.…

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BMW expanding operations in Spartanburg County with new press shop

  March 2, 2022

$200 million investment will create 200 new jobs BMW announced today that the company is expanding its Spartanburg County operations with the construction of a new press shop. The $200 million…

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