Project Announcements

Optimized Armor, Inc. establishing new operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Optimized Armor, Inc., an industry-leading armor steel supplier, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The more than $3.7 million investment is expected to create 100 new jobs. Founded in 2019, Optimized Armor, Inc. provides armored steel to a variety of industries, including defense and security, off-highway equipment manufacturers and transportation… Continue Reading »

Sea Pro Boats, LLC expanding operations in Fairfield County

WINNSBORO, S.C. – Sea Pro Boats, LLC, a saltwater fishing boat manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Fairfield County. The more than $3 million investment is expected to create 135 new jobs. For more than 30 years, the company has manufactured center console fishing boats. The Fairfield County facility, located at 396 State… Continue Reading »

Kemira expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Kemira, a global chemicals company, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County, investing $20 million into the project. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Finland, Kemira has more than 4,900 employees worldwide. The company utilizes chemistry to add optimal quality; functionality and strength to paper and board products; ensure the safety… Continue Reading »

New-Indy Containerboard establishing operations in York County

CATAWBA, S.C. – New-Indy Containerboard, a manufacturer and supplier of recycled containerboard for the corrugated box industry, today announced plans to establish operations in York County at a recently-acquired pulp and paper mill facility. The company is investing $240 million in the project. Founded in 2012, New-Indy Containerboard uses 100% recycled fiber in its current manufacturing… Continue Reading »

Pharmacy-Lite Packaging establishing operations in Fairfield County

WINNSBORO, S.C. – Pharmacy-Lite Packaging, a division of Pacific Management Holdings, LLC, today announced plans to establish operations in Fairfield County. The company’s $2.9 million investment is expected to create 33 new jobs. A family-owned business based in the U.S., Pharmacy-Lite Packaging manufactures streamlined vial systems for prescription drugs. The company’s innovative packaging features fewer… Continue Reading »

DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc. establishing operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc., an interior construction company that uses technology for client-driven design and manufacturing, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The $18.5 million investment is expected to create more than 100 jobs. The company uses its proprietary ICE® software to design, manufacture and install fully-customized interior environments. The… Continue Reading »

Faddis Concrete Products launching Chester County operations

RICHBURG, S.C. – Faddis Concrete Products, an American-owned provider of high-quality precast concrete products, today announced plans to establish operations in Chester County. The $6.7 million investment will create 60 new jobs. Since 1989, Faddis Concrete Products has offered a comprehensive selection of approved products for transportation, industrial, architectural and Homeland Security projects. Located at 2794 Old… Continue Reading »

Recruit Platform Brings Unprecedented Power to the Search for Knowledge

Knowledge is power, and in the realm of economic development and industrial recruitment, the more detailed and targeted that knowledge, the more powerful it is. That’s why the South Carolina I-77 Alliance is excited to now offer the ability to analyze workforce, demographic, and socio-economic data in unprecedented detail directly through our website and those… Continue Reading »

Adornus Cabinetry, LLC launching operations in Lancaster County

Adornus Cabinetry, LLC’s Lancaster County operations will serve as a manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters for North America.

Eclipse Automation locating operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Eclipse Automation, a provider of automated systems for a variety of industries, today announced plans to locate new operations in York County. The company’s $4.6 million investment is projected to create 90 new jobs over the next five years. Eclipse Automation is a leading supplier of custom automated manufacturing equipment for… Continue Reading »

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