Chester County

Two Counties in I-77 Region Top Performers for Talent Attraction

Economic development is saturated with accolades and rankings. Best quality of life, Top states for business, Where are millennials moving…the list is seemingly endless with new content hitting feeds and inboxes every day. The exponential growth rate of this content, exaggerated by media companies recognizing the clicks, shares, and page views these rankings generate, creates… Continue Reading »

Carolina Poly, Inc. expanding its Chester County operations

Manufacturer investing $25 million to increase its production capacity

ShayoNano USA, Inc. launching new Chester County operations

COLUMBIA, SC – ShayoNano USA, Inc., an innovative developer of advanced materials, today announced plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Chester County. The company’s $14.7 million capital investment is projected to bring approximately 40 new jobs to the community. ShayoNano is a manufacturer and provider of nanomaterials, such as synthesizing additives that improve… Continue Reading »

Chester County: You Can Still See the Stars at Night

The South Carolina I-77 Alliance comprises the economic development leaders in five counties that have come together to jointly promote and highlight the unique business and manufacturing opportunities that exist from Charlotte to Columbia. Each of those counties — York, Chester, Lancaster, Fairfield and Richland — also are unique, offering their own mix of attributes… Continue Reading »

Leveraging the Ingenuity of Engenuity

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.

Looking Back, Looking Ahead in the Corridor

Here at the South Carolina I-77 Alliance we’re looking for another productive, even exciting, year showing prospective new employers why the four counties from Charlotte to Columbia are great places to invest and grow.

Engage With The Alliance on Social Media & 2017 Recap

Each week we share a variety of updates covering topics such as commercial real estate, target industry resources, quality of life amenities, or CEO testimonials. All this information lets the Alliance speak to the benefits awaiting those enterprises that choose to locate or expand here.

A Corridor of Co-Opetition: A Pipeline of People

Co-opetition among stakeholders in the I-77 corridor and across the state will be the key now and going forward to attract vibrant, expanding industries interested in investing and thriving in our region.

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 »

McMaster, Graham Laud SC I-77 Alliance as Example of State’s Successful Collaborations

RICHBURG, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham highlighted the power of collaboration, connection and communication on Wednesday, August 16, at the South Carolina I-77 Alliance’s third annual Economic Development Summit, which was held at the Gateway Conference Center in Chester County. The key federal lawmaker and the state’s chief executive pointed… Continue Reading »

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