Project Announcements

Trane expanding existing Richland County operations

August 10, 2017

Manufacturer creating 700 new jobs in facility expansion COLUMBIA, S.C. - Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is expanding its existing Richland County operations. The business is projected to invest $96 million and create 700 new jobs to increase its overall flexibility in line with business growth. Trane has approximately 600 employees in South Carolina and offers a broad range of energy-efficient heating, ventilation… read full story

Roseburg Forest Products launching new Chester County manufacturing plant

July 11, 2017

Wood products manufacturer creating more than 145 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – Roseburg Forest Products, a privately-owned, integrated forest products company based in the Pacific Northwest, is locating a new engineered wood products plant in Chester County. The development is projected to lead to the creation of more than 145 new jobs.  Employing more than 3,000 people in the United States, Roseburg Forest Products features a portfolio of products that includes lumber, softwoo… read full story

China Hengshi Foundation Company launching Richland County operations

May 18, 2017

Fiberglass manufacturer investing $11.1 million and creating 48 jobs  COLUMBIA, S.C. - China Hengshi Foundation Company, a fiberglass fabric provider, is locating new operations in Richland County. The company's new facility is expected to bring $11.1 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 48 jobs. Founded in 2000, China Hengshi specializes in the research, development, production and marketing of a variety of fiber-weaving products for export around the world. … read full story

LuLaRoe locating new distribution center in Richland County

April 26, 2017

National women's and men's clothier creating 1,000 new jobs. COLUMBIA, S.C. - LuLaRoe, a national provider of women's and men's clothing, is locating a new distribution center in Richland County. The project is expected to bring approximately $35 million of new capital investment and create at least 1,000 new jobs over the next few years.   Founded in 2013 by DeAnne and Mark Stidham in Corona, California, LuLaRoe clothing is sold by more than 80,000 Independent Fashion Retailers … read full story

Alimex establishing new operations in Richland County

March 2, 2017

Aluminum cast plate producer investing $2 million in Midlands manufacturing facility COLUMBIA, S.C. - Alimex, a producer of precision aluminum plates, is launching operations in Richland County. The company is bringing $2 million of new capital investment and creating 27 new jobs over the next five years. Founded in Germany in 1970, Alimex supplies the worldwide metal distribution, machining and processing industry with high-precision aluminum cast plates. Through continuous product in… read full story

Oxco, Inc. launching new operations in York County

January 26, 2017

Non-woven industrial fabrics company investing $13 million and creating more than 130 new jobs FORT MILL, S.C. - Oxco, Inc., a light manufacturer and supplier of non-woven materials, is launching new operations in York County to accommodate the company's continued growth. The project is expected to bring approximately $13 million in new capital investment and create more than 130 new jobs. Established in Charlotte, N.C. in 1994, Oxco operates within the non-woven industrial fabric… read full story

TCube Solutions expanding Richland County operations

January 11, 2017

Innovation firm investing $1.7 million and creating 100 new jobs in rapid expansion COLUMBIA, S.C. - TCube Solutions, a software services provider and innovation firm, is expanding its existing operations in Richland County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is investing $1.7 million to move into a new facility and create 100 jobs. Founded in 2007 with the assistance of the USC-Columbia Technology Incubator program, TCube provides efficient and cost-effective software sy… read full story

OneMain Holdings, Inc. expanding York County operations

November 14, 2016

Financial services company bringing 175 jobs to Fort Mill, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C. - OneMain Holdings, Inc., a leading consumer finance company, is expanding its existing operations in York County. The expansion is projected to bring $279,000 in new capital investment and create 175 new jobs. For more than 100 years, OneMain has been providing personalized, best-in-class service at more than 1,800 branches in 44 states, including 83 locations in South Carolina. With a primary focus on assi… read full story

Crystal Distribution, Inc. launching operations in York County

October 26, 2016

Manufacturer investing $4.8 million in new operations ROCK HILL, S.C. – Crystal Distribution, Inc. (CDI), the largest manufacturer of curb adapters in the nation, is establishing new operations in York County. The project is expected to bring $4.8 million in new capital investment and will allow the company to relocate existing positions from its operations in Charlotte; the company will also add new jobs to create a total of 83 positions in South Carolina. Established in 1994, C… read full story

PPG to Invest $20 Million to Upgrade Chester, South Carolina, Fiber Glass Plant

August 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH-(BUSINESS WIRE) PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is investing $20 million to upgrade its fiberglass manufacturing facility in Chester, South Carolina. The facility, which employs 150 people, manufactures direct-draw fiberglass products used in filament winding, pultrusion, long-fiber thermoplastics and wind energy applications. The investment will cover repairs to the production furnace, the finished goods packing operation and much of the facility's support infrastruc… read full story