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South Carolina counties mentioned in manufacturing research

Two South Carolina counties - Greenville and Newberry - were mentioned in recently published research on America's changing manufacturing landscape.

Manufacturing Week a celebration of booming S.C. sector

Gov. Nikki Haley designated this week as Manufacturing Week in South Carolina to celebrate one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the Palmetto State. “Our state’s ability to provide affordable, accessible and quality education in support of careers in manufacturing is essential to the continued economic growth and vitality of South Carolina,” Nancy Muller, executive director of the Lowcountry Graduate Center, said.

Warehouse construction underway at Atlas Commerce Center

Miller-Valentine Group announced on Sept. 25 that it has broken ground on the first warehouse building within Charleston's Atlas Commerce Center's multiphased development. When the warehouse, a class "A" speculative building measuring 67,500 square feet, is completed, it will also include a second 67,500 square-foot structure.

T&S Brass recognized by South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

T&S Brass and Bronze Works in Travelers Rest was recently chosen as the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Manufacturer of the Year in the small and midsize category.

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's PAC endorses Summey

North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey has earned an endorsement in his re-election campaign from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee (PAC).

Wang joins South Carolina Department of Commerce

Wally Wang has joined the South Carolina Department of Commerce as a senior project manager focusing on promoting economic development and business development throughout the state with an emphasis on Chinese investment.

red7 offers innovative marketing approaches

Charleston-based red7 is a full-service agency dedicated to producing high-impact measured marketing campaigns to global business-to-business and business-to-consumer clients, with a niche including action and adventure sport brands.

Calhoun, Chester, Orangeburg counties earn Work Ready Communities certifications

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley recently announced that Calhoun, Chester and Orangeburg counties have earned certification through the South Carolina Work Ready Communities (WRC) initiative.

Mitsubishi Polyester Film to expand its Greer operations

Mitsubishi Polyester Film Inc. has announced plans to expand its existing operations with a $100 million investment in Greenville County.

Livington named Mount Pleasant's business development officer

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page recently announced that Amy Livingston has been hired as the town's business development officer.

Colonial Life donates $100,000 to South Carolina State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum recently entered into a partnership with and received a $100,000 donation from Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Co. in Columbia.

Halter moves into agent role at Lee & Associates

Lee & Associates of Charleston recently announced that Lindsey Halter, who has been with the company since 2010, has moved into an agent role.

Summerville mayor receives endorsement from chamber's PAC

The Political Action Committee of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce (CMCC PAC) last week announced its endorsement to re-elect Bill Collins as mayor of the town of Summerville.

Boeing opens research and technology center in Charleston

Boeing recently opened the 104,000-square-foot Boeing Research & Technology-South Carolina in Charleston that will focus on current and next-generation technology development.

Chamber of Commerce releases 2015 Workforce & Jobs Report

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2015 Workforce & Jobs Report, spotlighting the workforce, challenges and current trends in the Palmetto State.

S.C., national groups team up against tax-abatement disclosure guidelines

Tax abatements are a common method by which local governments attempt to attract and retain local businesses and the jobs they provide. Recently, new guidelines related to tax abatements were approved by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

Clemson researchers conducting $6.7-million industrial motors project

Clemson University said Thursday its researchers in North Charleston are leading a $6.7-million project that could reduce energy consumption by developing industrial motors that run more efficiently. Clemson is conducting the research in tandem with TECO-Westinghouse Motor Co. and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Bennett Hofford completes Phase I HVAC work on Chicora Life Center

HVAC project for county-leased space on track and ahead of schedule.

UC Funds announces $13.9 million loan for Chicora Life Center project

Boston, MA-based UC Funds announced that it is funding a $13.9 million loan for the Chicora Life Center in North Charleston, SC..

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