Richland Two students print face shields, design cameras to aid pandemic learning
February 11, 2021
"Filled with 3D printers and meant as a place for aspiring engineers and computer designers to hone their skills, the high-tech space has become a mini assembly line for pandemic-related equipment, churning out face shields, mask supports and special cameras for teachers to assist with virtual learning."
UofSC, industry partners develop pharmacy manufacturing technology
February 4, 2021
Researchers and students from the University of South Carolina are collaborating with industry partners to develop an innovative system that will greatly improve pharmaceutical manufacturing. The new automated system will help Columbia-based company Nephron Pharmaceuticals solve one of the industry’s toughest problems.
QuaLex Manufacturing, LLC expanding operations in Fairfield County
February 4, 2021
$2 million investment will create 60 new jobs
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.