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
Nephron Pharmaceuticals

Nephron Pharmaceuticals

Date: December 6, 2017
County: Lexington County
Investment: $12,500,000
Jobs Created: 125
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Generic respiratory medications and blow-fill-seal contract manufacturing; global HQ
# of Employees: 1000
Website: http://www.nephronpharm.com

The Ritedose Corp

The Ritedose Corp

Date: November 30, 2017
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Investment: $10,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Contract manufacturer with a focus on inhalation & opthalmic products
# of Employees: 300
Website: http://www.ritedose.com

Woodfield Systems

Woodfield Systems

Date: November 20, 2017
County: Richland County
Investment: $1,500,000
Jobs Created: 50
Activity Type: New
Country: India
Description: Fluid handling solutions & safety access systems
# of Employees: 22
Website: https://www.woodfieldsystems.com/

Trucast

Trucast

Date: November 1, 2017
County: Newberry County
Investment: $3,000,000
Jobs Created: 10
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United Arab Emirates
Description: Turbocharger wheels & components
# of Employees: 175
Website: https://www.doncasters.com/doncasters-trucast-ltd/

Prysmian Cables & Systems (North America)

Prysmian Cables & Systems (North America)

Date: October 9, 2017
County: Lexington County
Investment: $15,000,000
Jobs Created: 30
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: Italy
Description: R&D, power cables for energy transmission; North American HQ
# of Employees: 456
Website: https://na.prysmiangroup.com/

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Tyson Prepared Foods Inc

Date: October 9, 2017
County: Richland County
Investment: $9,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Processes meat for pizza & taco toppings

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