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
Charter NEX

Charter NEX

Date: September 5, 2017
County: Richland County
Investment: $85,000,000
Jobs Created: 110
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Manufactures plastic films for high performance packaging applications
# of Employees: 31
Website: http://charternex.com/

TRANE - Columbia Center of Excellence

TRANE - Columbia Center of Excellence

Date: August 10, 2017
County: Richland County
Investment: $96,000,000
Jobs Created: 700
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Ireland
Description: Commercial air conditioning coils
# of Employees: 900
Website: http://www.trane.com

Electro-Spec, Inc.

Electro-Spec, Inc.

Date: July 12, 2017
County: Lexington County
Investment: $3,100,000
Jobs Created: 53
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Gold, silver, nickel, copper and Tri-M3 (tri-alloy) electroplating
Website: http://sc.electro-spec.com/

TIG Sun Energy IV (Otarre Solar)

TIG Sun Energy IV (Otarre Solar)

Date: June 29, 2017
County: Lexington County
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Solar farm
Website: http://www.theintertechgroup.com/

Samsung

Samsung

Date: June 28, 2017
County: Newberry County
Investment: $38,000,000
Jobs Created: 954
Activity Type: New
Country: South Korea
Description: Washing machine & home appliance manufacturing
# of Employees: 800
Website: http://www.samsung.com/us/

China Hengshi Foundation Co. Ltd.

China Hengshi Foundation Co. Ltd.

Date: May 18, 2017
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Investment: $11,100,000
Jobs Created: 48
Activity Type: New
Country: China
Description: Fiberglass fabric production
Website: http://www.chinahengshi.com.cn

LulaRoe

LulaRoe

Date: April 26, 2017
County: Richland County
Investment: $35,000,000
Jobs Created: 1000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Distribution of women's clothing
# of Employees: 130
Website: http://www.lularoe.com

WeylChem US

WeylChem US

Date: April 12, 2017
County: Kershaw County
Investment: $13,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Germany
Description: Specialty chemicals
# of Employees: 125
Website: http://www.weylchem.com/home-en.html

Southern Current

Southern Current

Date: March 7, 2017
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $10,000,000
Activity Type: New
Country: United States
Description: Solar energy farm
Website: https://southerncurrentllc.com/

Alimex Precision in Aluminum

Alimex Precision in Aluminum

Date: March 2, 2017
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Investment: $2,000,000
Jobs Created: 27
Activity Type: New
Country: United Kingdom
Description: Manufactures cast aluminum plates used for molds & dies in the plastics industry
# of Employees: 5
Website: http://www.alimex.uk.com/

Dempsey Wood Products

Dempsey Wood Products

Date: February 22, 2017
County: Orangeburg County
Investment: $7,000,000
Jobs Created: 28
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Sawmills
# of Employees: 100
Website: http://www.dempseywoodproducts.com/

Roy's Wood Products Inc.

Roy's Wood Products Inc.

Date: February 14, 2017
County: Kershaw County
Investment: $2,500,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Custom cabinets, molding & flooring
# of Employees: 50
Website: http://www.royswoodproducts.com