Richland County

Miwon Specialty Chemical is locating new operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Miwon Specialty Chemical Co. USA, a specialty chemical manufacturer of raw materials and subsidiary of Miwon Specialty Chemical Co. Ltd., today announced plans to locate new production operations in Richland County. The company’s $19.5 million investment is projected to create 25 new jobs. Miwon Specialty Chemical Co. Ltd., based in South Korea,… Continue Reading »

Owens Corning establishes new operations in Richland County

Owens Corning, a developer and producer of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites, has acquired an existing manufacturing facility in Blythewood, S.C.

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 »

Richland County: Young, Educated and On The Move

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 — are unique, offering their own mix of attributes that… Continue Reading »

Capgemini expanding operations in Richland County

Capgemini, a global consulting and technology firm, today announced it is expanding its operations in Richland County with the opening of an advanced technology and development center.

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.

Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware expanding presence in two S.C. counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware, manufacturers and suppliers of wire rope, rigging and safety solutions for a wide range of industries, are expanding operations in Charleston and Richland Counties. The joint investment of $3.4 million is expected to create 35 new jobs. Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s… Continue Reading »

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.

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 »

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