Biotech/Research

Post-Pandemic Growth Industries Are Already at Home in the Corridor

Recently, when the New York Times profiled a report from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on revamped job-growth projections in a post-pandemic landscape, we took that opportunity to review what those numbers say about economic prospects here in the five counties comprising the South Carolina I-77 Region. As it turns out, the sectors… Continue Reading »

Tyson Foods, Inc. reestablishing operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein, today announced plans to reestablish operations in Richland County. The company’s total investment of $55 million over the next three to five years will create 330 jobs, including 160 positions associated with the company’s former… Continue Reading »

3D Systems expanding operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – 3D Systems, a global additive manufacturing solutions company, today announced plans to expand operations in York County. The $13 million investment will create 50 new jobs. Founded in 1986, 3D Systems brought the innovation of three-dimensional (3D) printing to the manufacturing industry through the invention of Stereolithography. The company provides additive… Continue Reading »

Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETi), a global leading supplier of ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV LEDs), today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The $55 million investment will create 40 new jobs. Founded in 1999, SETi manufactures and sells UV LED products for applications in curing, sterilization, sensors, biomedical devices and home… Continue Reading »

Lancaster County, SC Approves Substantial Incentives to Bring Life-Saving Medical Products Manufacturing to the United States

LANCASTER, S.C. – The Lancaster County Council has unanimously approved a resolution introduced by the Lancaster County Department of Economic Development that the County hopes will begin to address the supply chain vulnerability of the nation’s life-saving medical products industry due to offshoring. The resolution provides the most aggressive business incentives ever offered by Lancaster… Continue Reading »

Lancaster County, South Carolina to Vote on Unprecedented Initiative for Life-Saving Medical Products Manufacturers

LANCASTER, S.C. – The Lancaster County Council and Lancaster County Department of Economic Development announced that a resolution is being introduced which county officials believe can begin to address the critical issue of the supply chain vulnerability of life-saving pharmaceuticals and medical devices/equipment (life-saving medical products) that exists due to many of these products being… 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 »

Nutramax Laboratories expanding Lancaster County operations

Nutramax Laboratories and its family of companies, a leading manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplement products for people and their pets, are expanding operations in Lancaster County.

Ritedose Corporation to construct new Richland County facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Ritedose Corporation, a pharmaceutical products manufacturer, is once again expanding its Richland County operations with a $10 million investment. Ritedose, which specializes in the production of inhalation products, eye drops, ear drops and oral liquids, has operated at Carolina Research Park for more than 20 years. In 2014, it expanded its operations… Continue Reading »

ATI and GE Aviation Investing in Joint Chester County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) and GE Aviation have selected the property adjacent to ATI’s Richburg, S.C. operations as the site for a new research and development (R&D) facility. This joint venture is expected to create 29 new jobs. ATI (NYSE: ATI) is a global manufacturer of technically-advanced specialty materials and complex components and… Continue Reading »

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