York County

Element Designs relocating headquarters and manufacturing operations to York County

FORT MILL, S.C. – Element Designs, one of the leading North American manufacturers of custom aluminum frame glass cabinet doors, today announced plans to relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations to York County. The company’s $5 million investment will bring approximately 100 new jobs to Fort Mill over the next five years. Founded in 2003… Continue Reading »

STIWA US, Inc. to expand and relocate new North American headquarters in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – STIWA US, Inc., a company of the STIWA Group, today announced plans to expand and relocate its new North American headquarters in York County. The company’s $30 million investment will create 48 new jobs over the next five years. Headquartered in Austria, STIWA US, Inc. is an advanced automation company, specializing… 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 »

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 »

Samuel Packaging Systems Group expanding operations in York County

FORT MILL, SC – Samuel Packaging Systems Group, a division of Samuel, Son & Co. (USA) Inc., today announced plans to expand operations in York County. The company’s $11.5 million investment will create an estimated 20 new jobs.  Samuel Packaging Systems Group is a complete, single-source supplier for clients’ packaging and unitizing needs. The company… Continue Reading »

The Corridor’s First Microfactory Sets the Table for More Innovators

What many think may be the next big thing in manufacturing is already happening in the I-77 Corridor. It’s micromanufacturing, which is just what it sounds like: small- to medium-sized, agile operations that can quickly produce products that traditionally require massive capital and space to achieve anything close to the scale needed to make such… Continue Reading »

Masonite International Corporation establishing operations in York County

FORT MILL, S.C. – Masonite International Corporation (Masonite) (NYSE: DOOR), a leading global designer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of interior and exterior doors, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The new facility will create more than 220 new jobs and service the company’s customers in North America. Since 1925, Masonite has provided its… Continue Reading »

SouthWood Corporation establishing operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – SouthWood Corporation (SouthWood), a leading provider of signage products and services, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The more than $6.4 million investment will create 73 new jobs. The 51-year-old designated veteran-owned business is a full-service, design-build signage firm that provides in-house consultation, project management, design development, manufacturing… 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 »

Scentsy establishing operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Scentsy, a scented product distributor, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The more than $6 million investment will create over 200 new jobs in the first year. Founded in 2004, Scentsy distributes scented products such as wickless candle warmers, aromatic diffusers, all-natural oils and other fragrance-related products. Located… Continue Reading »

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