Scout Motors selects South Carolina for production site; plans to create 4,000 jobs
March 3, 2023
Scout to innovate and electrify its American heritage at new $2 Billion US manufacturing facility near Columbia, SC
Big cities are a big draw for Gen Z: These are the areas that Gen Z is rapidly migrating to
February 27, 2023
Columbia, SC takes one of the top spots for Gen Z net migration.
University in South Carolina becomes first in nation with B.S. in Automotive Engineering
February 17, 2023
"Clemson University is launching the nation’s first undergraduate Bachelor of Science program in automotive engineering..."
South Carolina leads the nation as top exporter of tires and completed passenger motor vehicles
February 16, 2023
S.C. export sales total $31.5 billion in 2022, up 6% over 2021
Innovation Center in Five Points hopes to open by mid-April
February 15, 2023
"The building on 711 Saluda Avenue has big changes coming soon."
Columbia collectible sneaker startup business joining Techstars Austin
February 15, 2023
"Copyt, pronounced Cop-it, was accepted into the Techstars Austin Accelerator..."
S.C. State University launches indoor farming research program
February 13, 2023
"South Carolina State University’s 1890 Research and Extension arm is launching a new controlled environment agriculture program."
Gov. Henry McMaster launches state’s first electric vehicle website
February 10, 2023
Geared to help expand the industry’s growth in South Carolina
Growth spurt: New state-of-the-art greenhouse to power microgreens operation
February 6, 2023
"The greenhouse, which is around one-third complete on 90 acres a few miles from City Roots’ current location, will feature six 360-foot bays, each with 24 controlled growing zones, that will more than double the farm’s current 13-greenhouse, 30,000-square-foot footprint."
Columbia startup raises millions to build software for trucking, aims to reshape industry
January 24, 2023
"Having raised more than $2 million as a company to date and continuing to fundraise, the Motor Supply team finds itself in the midst of a pivot — from a small long-haul trucking firm to a software company boasting a fleet of trucks — they think could reshape the legacy industry."
Pecan shelling company celebrating nearly 100-years in South Carolina
January 18, 2023
Golden Kernel Pecan Company will celebrate its 100th anniversary in the coming year and was recently recognized with a lifetime achievement award in its industry.
Sandy Run lands business; distribution center announced
January 12, 2023
"Kansas-based Smart Warehousing on Thursday announced it will open a warehouse and distribution center at the 761-acre Sandy Run Industrial Park."