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
Pine Gate Renewables

Pine Gate Renewables

Date: December 16, 2021
County: Lexington County
Investment: $80,000,000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Origination, development, financing and operation of utility-scale solar farms
Website: https://pgrenewables.com/

WeylChem US

WeylChem US

Date: December 15, 2021
County: Kershaw County
Investment: $4,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Germany
Description: Specialty chemicals
# of Employees: 125
Website: http://www.weylchem.com/home-en.html

Westinghouse Electric Company - Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility

Westinghouse Electric Company - Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility

Date: December 15, 2021
County: Richland County
Investment: $131,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Canada
Description: Nuclear fuel assemblies & manufacturing, product engineering & testing laboratories
# of Employees: 1093
Website: http://www.westinghouse.com

Capital Concrete Company

Capital Concrete Company

Date: December 14, 2021
County: Lexington County
Investment: $5,000,000
Jobs Created: 15
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Building materials & concrete
# of Employees: 9
Website: http://www.capitalconcreteco.com

AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Co.

AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Co.

Date: December 8, 2021
County: Richland County
Investment: $40,000,000
Jobs Created: 100
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Manufactures welded pipe & tube
# of Employees: 181
Website: http://www.american-usa.com

Tri-County Electric Cooperative

Tri-County Electric Cooperative

Date: December 8, 2021
County: Richland County
Investment: $12,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Electric Cooperative
# of Employees: 58
Website: https://tri-countyelectric.net/

Vertical Roots

Vertical Roots

Date: November 15, 2021
County: Lexington County
Investment: $7,604,080
Jobs Created: 14
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Hydroponic farming producing pesticide-free, non-GMO, flavorful lettuce
# of Employees: 12
Website: https://www.verticalroots.com/

AVANTech, LLC

AVANTech, LLC

Date: November 10, 2021
County: Richland County
Investment: $3,600,000
Jobs Created: 17
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Radioactive & industrial water treatment solutions
# of Employees: 100
Website: http://avantechinc.com/

Sea Pro Boats

Sea Pro Boats

Date: October 5, 2021
County: Newberry County
Investment: $3,700,000
Jobs Created: 50
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Manufacturer of bay boats & center console boats
# of Employees: 50
Website: http://www.seapromfg.com

Home Depot Inc. Bistline Drive

Home Depot Inc. Bistline Drive

Date: September 23, 2021
County: Lexington County
Investment: $0
Jobs Created: 23
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Home improvement products distribution
Website: https://www.homedepot.com

iLending Columbia

iLending Columbia

Date: September 16, 2021
County: Richland County
Investment: $0
Jobs Created: 40
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Automotive refinancing services
# of Employees: 40
Website: https://ilendingcarloanrefinancing.com/

Premium Peanut LLC

Premium Peanut LLC

Date: September 8, 2021
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $64,300,000
Jobs Created: 130
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Peanut shelling services
Website: https://www.premiumpnut.com