Advanced Materials

Chart Industries, Inc. Establishing Operations in Chester County

RICHBURG, S.C. – Chart Industries, Inc., (NASDAQ: GTLS), a global manufacturer of highly engineered cryogenic equipment, today announced plans to establish operations in Chester County. The $7 million investment will create 50 new jobs over the next five years. Founded in 1992, Chart Industries, Inc. is a global manufacturer of equipment used in the production,… Continue Reading »

Xplor Boatworks, LLC establishing operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  Xplor Boatworks, LLC, a specialty recreational boat designer and manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Richland County. The company’s more than $3.4 million investment is projected to create 63 new jobs. Founded in 2017, Xplor Boatworks, LLC designs and manufactures specialty boats such as the X18 and the X24 Andros,… Continue Reading »

REMBE® Inc. establishing operations in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – REMBE® Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of operational safety company of REMBE® GmbH, today announced plans to relocate its U.S. operations to Lancaster County. The more than $3.4 million investment is projected to create 22 new jobs. Founded in 2006, REMBE® Inc. specializes in explosion protection and pressure relief for a wide… Continue Reading »

Scientex Packaging Film establishing operations in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, S.C. – Scientex Packaging Film, one of the world’s largest producers of stretch film, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The company’s $43 million investment is projected to create 69 new jobs. Headquartered in Malaysia, Scientex Packaging Film is a leading manufacturer of custom films including shrink films, polyethylene (PE) films,… Continue Reading »

National Machining & Fabrication, Inc. expanding operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – National Machining & Fabrication, Inc. (NMF) today announced plans to expand its current operations in York County. The more than $4.2 million investment will create 40 new jobs. With more than 30 years of experience, NMF designs, retrofits, fabricates and welds machine parts, weldments and equipment. The company serves manufacturing equipment suppliers,… Continue Reading »

Optimized Armor, Inc. establishing new operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Optimized Armor, Inc., an industry-leading armor steel supplier, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The more than $3.7 million investment is expected to create 100 new jobs. Founded in 2019, Optimized Armor, Inc. provides armored steel to a variety of industries, including defense and security, off-highway equipment manufacturers and transportation… Continue Reading »

The Data Does The Driving in 2020: A New Strategy Emerges

We’re going to let the data do the driving in 2020. You can call that our New Year’s resolution but it’s really the new strategic focus the South Carolina I-77 Alliance is adopting to identify and market to prospective new industries that could benefit from the advantages our five-county corridor offers. While still relying on… Continue Reading »

Sea Pro Boats, LLC expanding operations in Fairfield County

WINNSBORO, S.C. – Sea Pro Boats, LLC, a saltwater fishing boat manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Fairfield County. The more than $3 million investment is expected to create 135 new jobs. For more than 30 years, the company has manufactured center console fishing boats. The Fairfield County facility, located at 396 State… Continue Reading »

Kemira expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Kemira, a global chemicals company, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County, investing $20 million into the project. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Finland, Kemira has more than 4,900 employees worldwide. The company utilizes chemistry to add optimal quality; functionality and strength to paper and board products; ensure the safety… Continue Reading »

New-Indy Containerboard establishing operations in York County

CATAWBA, S.C. – New-Indy Containerboard, a manufacturer and supplier of recycled containerboard for the corrugated box industry, today announced plans to establish operations in York County at a recently-acquired pulp and paper mill facility. The company is investing $240 million in the project. Founded in 2012, New-Indy Containerboard uses 100% recycled fiber in its current manufacturing… Continue Reading »

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