Hospital stay inspires SC pharma exec to change how medicines are delivered

January 13, 2022

"Five years later Columbia-based Ritedose, a generic drugmaker and single-dose packaging company led by Chastain, will launch Suredose the manufacturer’s answer to common problems the medical community faces when delivering liquid medicines."

Company Feature: Georgia-based peanut shelling company to expand into Orangeburg County

January 6, 2022

Announced in 2021, Premium Peanut is investing $64.3 Million in Orangeburg County and creating 130 new jobs. News19 WLTX takes a look at what this means for local farmers.

Columbia medical supply company starts selling at-home COVID tests to public

January 4, 2022

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) -- Thousands of South Carolinians are coming down with COVID-19 symptoms every day, but getting tested is becoming a difficult task. Columbia-based company, Rhino Medical Supply, supplies hospitals and healthcare systems with COVID-19 tests but is now selling them to the public.

Westinghouse expanding operations in Richland County, SC

December 15, 2021

Company committing $131 million over the next five years toward facility development and environmental safety improvements

WelyChem US announces expansion to Elgin, SC facility

December 15, 2021

$4 million investment to construct a state-of-the-art chemical lab

American SpiralWeld Pipe Company expanding operations in Richland County, SC

December 8, 2021

$40 million investment will create 100 new jobs

15-year-old CEO opens retail store and girls' salon in Columbia

December 2, 2021

"Spring Hill High School freshman Gabby Goodwin now has a headquarters for her business, thanks to her parents comedian Mike Goodwin and Rozalynn Goodwin."

NAI Earle Furman breaks ground on the largest spec building in the Midlands, located in Shamrock Commerce Park

December 1, 2021

The largest speculative building in the Midlands is now under construction in Orangeburg County, SC at the Shamrock Commerce Park.

Gov. Henry McMaster Signs Bill to Assist Veterans with In-State Tuition

November 30, 2021

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has signed new legislation to benefit military veterans for in-state tuition benefits.

Richland County looks to ignite manufacturing interest

November 24, 2021

"The sprawling new Mark Anthony Brewing facility off Shop Road in Columbia represents what area leaders would like to see more of in Richland County: an influx of major manufacturers that will help the area catch up with other regions in the state that have become major manufacturing hubs."

USC-built inspection technology being adopted by car makers nationwide

November 13, 2021

"An inspection tool developed at the University of South Carolina to detect flaws in car parts and paint jobs on the factory floor was tested at Ford’s Chicago assembly plant where it prevented more than 200 defects and saved the company hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of production errors."

AVANTech, LLC expanding operations in Richland County, SC

November 10, 2021

More than $3.6 Million investment will create 17 new jobs