Effective July 1, Lancaster will join as the fifth county in the S.C. I-77 Alliance.
Investment of $2.5 million to expand machining capacity
Joint investment to create 35 new jobs
New operations to create 500 jobs
The addition of Lancaster County to the South Carolina I-77 Alliance is a welcome development for multiple reasons. When the move becomes official on July 1, there no longer will be a county in South Carolina that is not a member of an alliance such as ours. Lancaster County’s inclusion…
Alliance President & CEO Rich Fletcher answers four fundamental questions about what the I-77 region has to offer new and existing companies and current and potential new residents. They begin and end with communication and collaboration around shared goals and values.
One of our goals at the I-77 Alliance this year is to further leverage partnerships, including sharing the knowledge and expertise of other organizations that are trying to accomplish the same things in our four counties and across the state. In that spirit, we’d like to call your attention to the 2017 Competitiveness Report from Engenuity SC, a Columbia-based economic development non-profit that works to enhance competitiveness and prosperity in the Midlands of South Carolina.