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
Capgemini

Capgemini

Date: August 23, 2018
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Jobs Created: 200
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: France
Description: Insurance software services provider, advanced technology center & consulting
# of Employees: 250
Website: https://www.capgemini.com/

Southern Current

Southern Current

Date: August 14, 2018
County: Clarendon County
Investment: $10,000,000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Solar energy farm
Website: https://southerncurrentllc.com/

Cypress Creek Renewables

Cypress Creek Renewables

Date: June 1, 2018
County: Lexington County
Investment: $11,000,000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Solar energy farms
Website: http://ccrenew.com/

Valagro

Valagro

Date: May 24, 2018
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $14,000,000
Jobs Created: 47
Activity Type: New
Country: Italy
Description: Specialty fertilizers and biostimulants
Website: http://www.valagro.com/

Meritor Automotive

Meritor Automotive

Date: May 9, 2018
County: Clarendon County
Investment: $5,200,000
Jobs Created: 31
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Heavy vehicle braking systems, brakes
# of Employees: 170
Website: http://www.meritor.com

Canfor Southern Pine

Canfor Southern Pine

Date: May 3, 2018
County: Kershaw County
Investment: $40,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Canada
Description: Dimension lumber & SYP remanufacturing
# of Employees: 177
Website: http://www.canfor.com

Midlands Solar LLC

Midlands Solar LLC

Date: April 11, 2018
County: Calhoun County
Investment: $80,000,000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Solar energy farm
Website: https://www.communityenergyinc.com

Universal Forest Products (UFP Cameron)

Universal Forest Products (UFP Cameron)

Date: April 3, 2018
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $6,100,000
Jobs Created: 120
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Manufacturing of wood trusses and wood products
Website: https://www.ufpi.com

Ecomelida, Inc.

Ecomelida, Inc.

Date: March 8, 2018
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $52,000,000
Jobs Created: 200
Activity Type: New
Country: China
Description: Recycles milk cartons, juice cartons to manufacture paper, aluminum foils, plastics
Website: http://www.ecolida.com/English/

Colite

Colite

Date: March 7, 2018
County: Richland County
Investment: $2,500,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Global, full-service sign manufacturer
# of Employees: 153
Website: http://www.colite.com

Eagle Solar Group

Eagle Solar Group

Date: February 28, 2018
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $87,900,000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Solar Energy Farm
Website: https://www.eaglesolargroup.com

Tradewind Energy

Tradewind Energy

Date: February 14, 2018
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $89,000,000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Solar energy farm
Website: http://www.tradewindenergy.com