UofSC to lead statewide cyber effort

February 4, 2021

South Carolina's Governor and flagship university, University of South Carolina, have announced a new effort to develop a statewide cyber ecosystem.

Columbia vertical farm uses technology to cut plastic pollution and boost sustainability

February 1, 2021

Indoor hydroponic container farming company Vertical Roots is growing produce and environmental awareness.

2020 Capital Investments in the Central SC Region made up over 25% of investments in S.C.

January 28, 2021

The member counties and city of the Central SC Region experienced a bountiful 2020 with capital investments from new and existing industry.

Irmo biotechnology company receives $900,000 grant

January 26, 2021

"Integrated Micro-Chromatography Systems Inc., an Irmo-based biotechnology company known for developing recombinant proteins and enzymes, has been awarded a $900,000 Small Business Innovation Research Fast-Track grant from the National Institutes of Health."

Rhino Medical Supply fulfilling PPE niche | VIDEO

January 25, 2021

"COVID-19 created a path to that goal. The soaring need for PPE, including the masks and gowns that Rhino specializes in procuring, made it easier for suppliers and distributors to reach out to one another."

Columbia area 2020 industrial real estate demand outpaces available space

January 24, 2021

"This past year was one of unparalleled growth in Columbia’s industrial real estate market, firms say, driving new construction and raising rents. And there are no signs of that slowing in 2021."

SCSU partners with electronics giant Samsung

January 8, 2021

South Carolina State University signs agreement with Samsung for partnership supporting students for careers in STEM-related fields.

Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC establishing operations in Clarendon County, SC

December 23, 2020

New facility will expand company’s welding and machining capabilities.

Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions, Inc. announces new North American headquarters with expansion in Orangeburg County, SC

December 16, 2020

Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions, Inc. (Sigmatex), a world leader in the manufacturing of carbon fiber textiles, today announced plans to expand operations in Orangeburg County. The more than $4.5 million investment will create 50 new jobs.

Season's Greetings from the Central SC Region

December 14, 2020

As the 2020 year comes to a close, we wish you the happiest of holiday seasons from the #HeartofSC.

Belk investing in upgrades at Richland County Distribution Center

December 10, 2020

Belk, the nation’s largest private department store chain, will invest $2.5 million over the next five years to make improvements to its distribution center in Richland County, SC.

Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. expanding operations in Richland County, SC

December 9, 2020

Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETi), a global leading supplier of ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV LEDs), today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The $55 million investment will create 40 new jobs.