Brian Fulk sees a lot of potential for Lancaster County and is looking forward to building on the considerable success the county already has seen in recent years as one of the fastest-growing areas in South Carolina. Fulk took the reins as the county’s Economic Development Director in October, bringing with him more than three… Continue Reading »
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Arrival, a global electric vehicle (EV) company, today announced plans to establish its first U.S. Microfactory in York County. The $46 million investment into the region will create 240 new jobs. Founded in 2015 and based in London, England, Arrival works with cities around the world to create zero-emission mobility solutions… Continue Reading »
In just a few short years, Giti Tire has become a flagship success story for the I-77 Corridor, leveraging a $560 million investment into an enterprise notable for its business, community and environmental sustainability. The Singapore-based company’s first U.S. plant was a greenfield project that now houses a 1.7-million square foot factory that began production… Continue Reading »
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 »
We lead off our 2019 series of monthly blogs with our confidence that the five counties served by the South Carolina I-77 Alliance will see another strong year of industrial and business announcements and growth. At the Alliance itself, we’ll also continue to build out our ability to effectively market the I-77 corridor to domestic… Continue Reading »
The I-77 International Megasite is now ready to be claimed by a major manufacturer that can bring 2,000 jobs or more to the property along Interstate 77 just north of Columbia, SC, and an hour south of Charlotte, NC. The 1,500-acre site was acquired recently by Fairfield County in partnership with the S.C. Department of Commerce and… Continue Reading »
The $13.9 million investment is expected to result in the creation of 275 new jobs over the next five years.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fab Fours Inc., one of the largest aftermarket bumper manufacturers in the world, is expanding its Lancaster County operations. The $5.7 million capital investment is projected to create 88 new jobs. Fab Fours is an industry-leading steel bumper and accessory manufacturer dedicated to pushing the boundaries of innovation throughout its entire product… Continue Reading »