Manufacturing makes its mark in the Central SC Region

October 9, 2020

More than 400 manufacturers make up a vibrant industry in the Central SC Region. We're celebrating some of their successes during South Carolina Manufacturing Week, Oct. 5-9, 2020.

Oldcastle APG establishing operations in Fairfield County

October 8, 2020

Oldcastle APG, a leading global manufacturer of outdoor living and building materials, today announced plans to establish operations in Fairfield County. The more than $25 million investment will create approximately 100 new jobs.

ZShield wins national design award

October 7, 2020

The Columbia-based company has won a national design award for its ZShield Flex face shield.

DPX Technologies Announces a New INTip™ Size Exclusion Chromatography Product Line

October 5, 2020

DPX Technologies in Columbia, SC, a manufacturer of laboratory consumables for sample preparation, announces the development of a new product line for size exclusion chromatography.

Partnership Keeps Coronavirus Supplies And Cargo Moving At CAE

September 16, 2020

While passenger travel has declined considerably at South Carolina airports due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the moving of equipment, materials, supplies and other freight to all parts of the world has continued almost unhampered at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) – thanks to a collaboration between the airport, Nephron Pharmaceuticals and United Parcel Service (UPS).

South Carolina maintains recognition as a "Top State for Doing Business"

September 3, 2020

South Carolina, again, places among the "Top States for Doing Business" in Area Development's annual analysis.

International Paper Reaffirms 10-Year Plan to Ensure Safe and Reliable Operations at Eastover, S.C. Mill

September 1, 2020

International Paper Company, a global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products, plans to invest $175 million over the next 10 years to support cost efficiency, environmental and planned maintenance initiatives that ensure safe and reliable operations at its Eastover, S.C. Mill.

Columbia, SC named the "Coolest Up-and-Coming City"

September 1, 2020

South Carolina's capital city, Columbia, is where dreamers come to bring their big ideas to fruition and business flourishes among a bustling, progressive atmosphere.

Kershaw County Hires Jeff Burgess as Economic Development Director

August 28, 2020

Kershaw County has announced the hiring of Jeff Burgess as the County’s new Economic Development Director. A resident of Kershaw County, Burgess’ economic development background has been rooted in South Carolina since 1997 working for The South Carolina Department of Commerce.

How a village of scientists created better testing for COVID-19

August 23, 2020

Researchers at South Carolina collaborated with colleagues across the country to make a faster surveillance test.

Loctek establishing operations in Clarendon County

August 19, 2020

$5 million investment will create 10 new jobs

KRA Operations, LLC establishing operations in Newberry County

August 18, 2020

KRA Operations, LLC, a subsidiary of South Korean-based Kirin Precision Co., Ltd, is establishing its first U.S. operations in Newberry County. The company's $11.5 million investment is projected to create 57 new jobs.