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
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/

Doncasters Trucast USA

Doncasters Trucast USA

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/trucast-inc/

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/

Tyson Prepared Foods Inc

Tyson Prepared Foods Inc

Date: October 9, 2017
County: Richland County
Investment: $9,000,000
Activity Type: Expansion
Country: United States
Description: Beef packaging & portioning facility; steak & ground beef for grocery & big-box retailers
# of Employees: 83
Website: http://www.tyson.com

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: 97
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: 1345
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
# of Employees: 35
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: $380,000,000
Jobs Created: 954
Activity Type: New
Country: South Korea
Description: Washing machine & home appliance manufacturing
# of Employees: 1700
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