SC Department of Commerce

Brian Fulk Seeks to Help Lancaster County Keep on Growing

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 »

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 »

FROMM Group expanding its U.S. Strapping Company, Inc. division in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, SC – U.S. Strapping Company, Inc., a division of FROMM Group, today announced plans to expand its operations in Lancaster County. The company’s $34.6 million investment will create 63 new jobs. Established in 1947 and headquartered in Switzerland, FROMM Group is a market-leading manufacturer with years of experience in the development, sales and service… 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 »

E. & J. Gallo Winery Project in Chester County Nationally Recognized

[CHESTER COUNTY, S.C., January 13, 2022] – The E. & J. Gallo project in Chester County, which is of regional significance to the entire Catawba region, was recently recognized by two national publications.  Trade & Industry Development awarded the project a CiCi Award and Business Facilities honored the project with a Deal of the Year… Continue Reading »

Chief Buildings establishing operations in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, S.C. – Chief Buildings, a subsidiary of Chief Industries, Inc. and a premier metal building system manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The company’s $22.1 million investment will create 102 new jobs over the next five years. Founded in 1966, Chief Buildings is a nationwide leader in low-rise, non-residential metal… 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 »

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