Family-owned logistics and warehouse business Mid-States Packaging Inc. is launching a new, $5.2 million Charleston County facility where it expects to create 30 jobs, the South Carolina Department of Commerce announced recently.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce, in releasing its 2016 industry recruitment and international trade results, recruited more than $3.4 billion in capital investment, creating approximately 13,100 new jobs.
In recognition of his 53 years of employment with the state of South Carolina, then-Gov. Nikki Haley recently awarded the Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian honor, to Robert E. "Bob" Marriott.
Bintelli LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of mopeds, scooters and other electric vehicles. has expanded its Charleston County operations and is expected to generate 23 new jobs over the next five years.
Rifle cartridge case manufacturer ProBrass Inc. is preparing to launch facilities in Clarendon County, having recently invested $40 million in property and equipment to create over 70 new jobs in Summerton starting in early 2017.
Techtronic Industries is expanding its Power Equipment Group’s operations in Anderson County with a $75 million investment that is expected to create 250 new jobs in the upstate over the next several years.
More than 50 community stakeholders and economic development professionals participated in the 2016 South Carolina Economic Development Institute, with its last of four sessions culminating in a McCormick County graduation ceremony.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce recently partnered with the North Carolina Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service to host a two-day conference in Rock Hill featuring the South Carolina Carpet Recovery Coalition and the Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council meetings.
To oversee the state’s new Coordinating Council for Workforce Development created earlier in 2016, Elisabeth Kovacs has been promoted to Deputy Director of Workforce Development within the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
A State Trade Expansion Program grant was awarded to the South Carolina Department of Commerce from the Small Business Administration for $333,364 which is the amount the Department of Commerce sought.
The new Landing Pad program by the South Carolina Department of Commerce launched today to help established companies from around the world to enter the U.S. or South Carolina markets for the first time.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce recently announced an alliance with the South Carolina Biotechnology Industry Organization (SCBIO) to identify life science growth strategies in the Palmetto State, ferreting out barriers and finding functional advantages.