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Unique Loom expanding operations in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – Unique Loom, a global online retailer of area rugs and home decor to national and international customers, today announced plans to expand operations in Lancaster County. The company is investing $18.4 million into the operation. Founded in 2000, Unique Loom specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of indoor and outdoor rugs… Continue Reading »

Arrival to build its first U.S. electric vehicle Microfactory in York County

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 »

SynTech Design establishing operations in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – SynTech Design, a subsidiary of Synergy Steel, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The $450,000 investment will create 20 new jobs. Established earlier this year, SynTech Design provides 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) and design services to clients across the United States. Located at 1041 Red Ventures Drive in… Continue Reading »

I-77 Region, Building Economic Resiliency Through Diversity and Specialization

As companies scour the United States searching for their next facility’s ideal site, dozens of variables are used to rank and eliminate prospective communities. Those making it to the short list are locations that can maximize return on investment (ROI) while minimizing risk. Certain variables, such as workforce, transportation access, and business costs are ubiquitous… Continue Reading »

DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc. establishing operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc., an interior construction company that uses technology for client-driven design and manufacturing, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The $18.5 million investment is expected to create more than 100 jobs. The company uses its proprietary ICE® software to design, manufacture and install fully-customized interior environments. The… Continue Reading »

Adornus Cabinetry, LLC launching operations in Lancaster County

Adornus Cabinetry, LLC’s Lancaster County operations will serve as a manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters for North America.

The “South Charlotte” Counties Enjoy Population Surge

As unemployment rates fall to the lowest levels in half a century, finding people to fill jobs is a growing challenge for employers. To meet that challenge, first you need people. That’s why job creators from industries in every sector can do well to consider the five counties that comprise the Interstate 77 corridor between… Continue Reading »

Eclipse Automation locating operations in York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Eclipse Automation, a provider of automated systems for a variety of industries, today announced plans to locate new operations in York County. The company’s $4.6 million investment is projected to create 90 new jobs over the next five years. Eclipse Automation is a leading supplier of custom automated manufacturing equipment for… Continue Reading »

A Successful 2018, A Promising 2019: The I-77 Alliance Continues to Grow With the Corridor

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 »

Introducing the I-77 International Megasite

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 »

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