Suominen expanding Kershaw County manufacturing operations

June 1, 2015

Company confirms the addition of a new product line at Bethune, S.C. plant

Inbra Indústrias Químicas, Ltda. establishing Orangeburg County manufacturing facility

April 6, 2015

Hickory Springs Bottling, Inc. expanding Calhoun County operations

March 22, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. Silver Springs Bottled Water Company, a bottled water manufacturing firm, is acquiring and expanding Hickory Springs Bottling, Inc.s existing Calhoun County operations. The $16.3 million investment is expected to generate 37 new jobs over the next five years.

Wire Mesh Corporation establishing manufacturing operations in Calhoun County

March 9, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Wire Mesh Corporation (WMC), a manufacturer of high-quality welded wire products, is establishing manufacturing operations in Calhoun County. The company will be investing $13.9 million in the facility, creating an expected 50 new jobs in Saint Matthews, S.C. over the next five years.

Clarendon County Announces New Executive Director to Development Board

February 26, 2015

MANNING, SC Clarendon County Council and the Clarendon County Development Board are excited to announce Mr. George Kosinski as the new Executive Director for the Countys Development Board, beginning March 16, 2015, following an extensive search. Mr. Kosinski will be responsible for helping develop and implement economic development strategies, as well as facilitate industrial, business, and commercial investment in the County.

Cox Industries, Inc. expanding Orangeburg County operations

December 29, 2014

(December 30, 2014) Columbia, SC - Cox Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of treated outdoor wood products, is expanding its Orangeburg County operations. The company is investing $11.2 million to expand and upgrade its facilities in Eutawville, Bowman, Orangeburg and Branchville, S.C. The investment is expected to create 60 new jobs over the next five years.

Peak Corporation to establish U.S. manufacturing operations in Clarendon County

November 24, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. A firm specializing in the design, manufacture and global distribution of an extensive line of automotive lifts is establishing its U.S. manufacturing operations in Clarendon County. Peak Corporation is investing $6.6 million over five years resulting in the creation of an expected 59 new jobs in Manning, S.C.

Kiswire, Inc. to commence second phase of Newberry County expansion

November 23, 2014

(November 24, 2014) COLUMBIA, S.C. Kiswire Inc., a manufacturer of steel cord and bead wire, is commencing the second phase of its Newberry County expansion. This phase, a $30 million investment, is expected to result in 45 new jobs in Newberry, S.C. The first phase of Kiswire Inc. Steel Cord Division, announced in January 2013, represented a $15 million investment and 30 new jobs, which came to fruition when production began at its new manufacturing site in December of last year.

IBM, Fluor and the University of South Carolina team to create innovation center

November 21, 2014

Public-private partnership will center on analytics and higher education solutions, create 100 jobs

Sigmatex selects South Carolina for its fifth manufacturing facility

October 15, 2014

(October 16, 2014) COLUMBIA, S.C. Sigmatex, a world leader in the manufacturing of carbon fiber textiles has selected Matthews Industrial Park in Orangeburg County as the location for its next facility in their global company. The company will invest $12 million initially and create 50 jobs over the next five years. Sigmatexs investment in Orangeburg County is one of the largest capital investment projects the company has undertaken. The facility the fifth manufacturing facility in Sigmat