Richland County

The Ritedose Corporation expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Ritedose Corporation, a locally owned and operated pharmaceutical manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The company’s $81 million investment will create 94 new jobs. Founded in 1995, The Ritedose Corporation operates a state-of-the-art “blow-fill-seal” (BFS) facility, where liquid-pharmaceuticals are formulated, filled and packaged for distribution. For over… Continue Reading »

Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC, a locally owned and operated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) column manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The company is investing $5.5 million and creating 47 new jobs. Founded in 2021, Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC provides high-quality products, designing every column around… Continue Reading »

M.G.S., LLC expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – M.G.S., LLC, a military procurement company, today announced plans to expand in Richland County. The company’s $3 million investment will create 12 new jobs. Based in the United States, M.G.S., LLC is an international procurement and distribution company that assists the government in the acquisition of police and military equipment and services…. Continue Reading »

The S.C. I-77 Region Responds to Change By Staying the Course

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That old saying holds true for the S.C. I-77 Alliance and the five counties we serve between Charlotte and Columbia. Despite high fuelprices, high inflation, and lingering supply chain issues that are roiling the global economy, weremain an ideal location to start a new enterprise,… Continue Reading »

City Roots expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – City Roots, a family-owned urban farm and agribusiness destination, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The company’s $4.4 million investment will create 60 new jobs over the next five years. Established in 2009, City Roots serves top restaurants, chefs, grocery retailers and food distributors across the Southeast. From microgreens… Continue Reading »

LaserForm & Machine, Inc. expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – LaserForm & Machine, Inc. (LaserForm & Machine), a metal fabrication and machine shop, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The company is investing $5 million and creating 51 new jobs. LaserForm & Machine produces low- and high-volume quantities to meet customers’ needs. The company’s services include laser cutting, forming,… Continue Reading »

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 »

Westinghouse expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Westinghouse, a leading global supplier of safe and innovative nuclear technology, today announced plans to support and grow operations in Richland County. The company is investing $131 million into the project. Operating in South Carolina since 1969, the Westinghouse Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in Hopkins houses fuel manufacturing, product engineering, testing laboratories… Continue Reading »

AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Company expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Company, a subsidiary of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The $40 million investment will create 100 new jobs. AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Company manufactures steel pipe in diameters up to 144 inches. Spiral-welded steel pipe applications include transmission, distribution and collection… Continue Reading »

AVANTech, LLC expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – AVANTech, LLC, a wastewater and radioactive waste treatment solutions provider, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The more than $3.6 million investment will create 17 new jobs. Founded in 1999 in South Carolina, the company provides innovative technology and turnkey services for its custom, operator-friendly systems. AVANTech, LLC creates… Continue Reading »

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