The Heart of Growth

DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY

From innovative start-ups to multi national enterprises, a diverse mix of businesses, entrepreneurs, and organizations are relocating and expanding in the Central SC Region.

Shared Development, Shared Growth, Shared Prosperity

The Central SC Region has welcomed jobs
and $ investments in
OMP Mechtron

OMP Mechtron

Date: August 27, 2015
County: Lexington County
Investment: $2,900,000
Jobs Created: 20
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Italy
Description: Manufactures cabinets and sub-racks for electronics devices
# of Employees: 60
Website: http://www.ompmechtron.com/

Shaw Industries

Shaw Industries

Date: August 26, 2015
County: Lexington County
Jobs Created: 50
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Staple nylon & polymers for carpet yarn
# of Employees: 410
Website: http://www.shawfloors.com

GE Appliances, a Haier Company

GE Appliances, a Haier Company

Date: August 20, 2015
County: Kershaw County
Investment: $72,134,500
Jobs Created: 410
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: China
Description: Household refrigerators & freezers
# of Employees: 200
Website: http://www.geappliances.com

Sea Pro Boats

Sea Pro Boats

Date: July 29, 2015
County: Newberry County
Investment: $5,500,000
Jobs Created: 238
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Manufacturer of bay boats & center console boats
# of Employees: 50
Website: http://www.seapromfg.com

GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace

Date: June 17, 2015
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $20,000,000
Jobs Created: 75
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United Kingdom
Description: Aerospace components & composite fuselage
# of Employees: 300
Website: http://www.gkn.com

Sun Solutions

Sun Solutions

Date: June 10, 2015
County: Lexington County
Investment: $10,500,000
Jobs Created: 50
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Custom printing services
# of Employees: 30
Website: http://www.sunsolutionsusa.com/

Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC)

Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC)

Date: June 4, 2015
County: Lexington County
Investment: $10,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Wine & spirits distribution
# of Employees: 355
Website: http://www.rndc-usa.com

Suominen Nonwovens

Suominen Nonwovens

Date: June 2, 2015
County: Kershaw County
Jobs Created: 25
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Finland
Description: Manufacturing of nonwovens for wiping, hygiene and medical products
# of Employees: 146
Website: http://www.suominen.fi/en/

Bimbo Bakeries USA

Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date: April 21, 2015
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $14,700,000
Jobs Created: 30
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Mexico
Description: Manufacturing of bakery products
# of Employees: 250
Website: http://www.bimbobakeriesusa.com

Inbra Industries

Inbra Industries

Date: April 7, 2015
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $7,700,000
Jobs Created: 14
Activity Type: New
Country: Brazil
Description: Production of plastics & rubber additives
# of Employees: 10
Website: http://inbra.com.br/english/

Hickory Springs Water Co Inc

Hickory Springs Water Co Inc

Date: March 25, 2015
County: Calhoun County
Investment: $16,300,000
Jobs Created: 37
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Bottled water manufacturing
# of Employees: 35
Website: http://www.hickoryspringswater.com

Wire Mesh Corporation

Wire Mesh Corporation

Date: March 10, 2015
County: Calhoun County
Investment: $13,900,000
Jobs Created: 50
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Manufacturing & distribution of welded wire products
# of Employees: 30
Website: http://www.wmc-us.com