Lancaster County

How the SC I-77 Alliance Will Help Make Opportunities Out of Challenges in 2022

Challenges yield opportunities. The global economy is certainly facing multiple difficulties right now, and as any successful investor can tell you, that makes this a good time to prepare for the inevitable turnaround. The South Carolina I-77 Alliance is doing just that. Our job is to collaborate with public and private stakeholders to help recruit… Continue Reading »

FROMM Group expanding its U.S. Strapping Company, Inc. division in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, SC – U.S. Strapping Company, Inc., a division of FROMM Group, today announced plans to expand its operations in Lancaster County. The company’s $34.6 million investment will create 63 new jobs. Established in 1947 and headquartered in Switzerland, FROMM Group is a market-leading manufacturer with years of experience in the development, sales and service… Continue Reading »

Chief Buildings establishing operations in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, S.C. – Chief Buildings, a subsidiary of Chief Industries, Inc. and a premier metal building system manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The company’s $22.1 million investment will create 102 new jobs over the next five years. Founded in 1966, Chief Buildings is a nationwide leader in low-rise, non-residential metal… Continue Reading »

VOCO America, Inc. expanding North American headquarters in Lancaster County

FORT MILL, S.C. – VOCO America, Inc. (VOCO), a subsidiary of VOCO GmbH, today announced plans to expand  the company’s North American headquarters in Lancaster County. The more than $3.2 million investment is expected to create 15 new jobs. Founded in 1981, VOCO is a German-based manufacturer of dental materials. The company’s clinically customized and economical… Continue Reading »

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 »

Studio Displays, Inc. establishing operations in Lancaster County

FORT MILL, S.C. – Studio Displays, Inc., a custom exhibit manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The more than $7.1 million investment will create 43 new jobs. Founded in 1980, Studio Displays, Inc. is a design company that specializes in the production and management of tradeshow displays, interior casework, museum exhibits… Continue Reading »

Basware expanding North American headquarters in Lancaster County

FORT MILL, S.C. – Basware, a Finland-based e-invoicing solutions provider for enterprises, today announced plans to expand the company’s North American headquarters in Lancaster County. The expansion will create approximately 15 new jobs over the next three years. Founded in 1985, Basware is a procure-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions provider that has a presence in 14… Continue Reading »

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC expanding headquarters in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (Continental), a manufacturer and distributer of premium tires, today announced plans to expand the company’s Lancaster County operations. The company is investing more than $20 million into the expansion. Founded in 1871, Continental manufactures and distributes a complete line of passenger, light truck and commercial tires… Continue Reading »

Unique Loom expanding operations in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – Unique Loom, a global online retailer of area rugs and home decor to national and international customers, today announced plans to expand operations in Lancaster County. The company is investing $18.4 million into the operation. Founded in 2000, Unique Loom specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of indoor and outdoor rugs… Continue Reading »

SynTech Design establishing operations in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – SynTech Design, a subsidiary of Synergy Steel, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The $450,000 investment will create 20 new jobs. Established earlier this year, SynTech Design provides 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) and design services to clients across the United States. Located at 1041 Red Ventures Drive in… Continue Reading »

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