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M. Ann Broadwater Takes the Economic Development Helm for Fairfield County

M. Ann Broadwater has big plans in her new role as Economic Development Director for Fairfield County, and she has the connections and experience to successfully execute on her county’s ambitious goals. Broadwater assumed the post in August with 25 years of experience that includes key development and investor relations roles statewide with the S.C…. 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 »

Nutramax Laboratories expanding operations in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – Nutramax Laboratories, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplement products for people and pets, today announced plans to expand operations in Lancaster County. The company’s $30 million investment will create ­­­­approximately 200 new jobs. For 30 years, Nutramax Laboratories has been researching and developing high-quality nutritional supplement products. In 2010, the… Continue Reading »

LaserForm & Machine, Inc. expanding operations in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – LaserForm & Machine, Inc. (LaserForm & Machine), a metal fabrication and machine shop, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The company is investing $5 million and creating 51 new jobs. LaserForm & Machine produces low- and high-volume quantities to meet customers’ needs. The company’s services include laser cutting, forming,… 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 »

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 »

Studio Displays, Inc. establishing operations in Lancaster County

FORT MILL, S.C. – Studio Displays, Inc., a custom exhibit manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The more than $7.1 million investment will create 43 new jobs. Founded in 1980, Studio Displays, Inc. is a design company that specializes in the production and management of tradeshow displays, interior casework, museum exhibits… Continue Reading »

QuaLex Manufacturing, LLC expanding operations in Fairfield County

RIDGEWAY, S.C. –  QuaLex Manufacturing, LLC, a sheet metal fabrication company, today announced plans to expand operations in Fairfield County. The $2 million investment will create 60 new jobs. Founded in 1995, QuaLex Manufacturing, LLC manufactures and distributes sheet metal products. The company employs metal-working experts in stainless, aluminum, galvanized and raw steel and offers… Continue Reading »

ClickFold Plastics establishing operations in Lancaster County

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – ClickFold Plastics, a custom plastics manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The $1.5 million investment will create 21 new jobs. Founded in 2000, ClickFold Plastics designs and manufactures custom plastic parts including enclosures, housings, covers and panels, utilizing a proprietary process that eliminates the need for molds… Continue Reading »

Silgan Containers expanding operations in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, S.C. – Silgan Containers, a leading manufacturer of metal food packaging, today announced plans to expand operations in Lancaster County. The company’s more than $9.7 million investment is projected to create 16 new jobs over the next five years. Founded in 1987, Silgan Containers is a solutions-based manufacturer of metal containers for shelf-stable food… Continue Reading »

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