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Bosch Expanding Anderson County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, is expanding its existing Anderson County operations. To accommodate the company’s continued growth, Bosch is investing an additional $45 million. Employing approximately 402,000 associates worldwide, Bosch is…

Sundaram-Clayton Limited expanding Dorchester County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sundaram-Clayton Limited (SCL), a leading Indian manufacturer and supplier of aluminum cast products to global original equipment manufacturers, today announced that it is further expanding its Dorchester County operations. By investing $40 million, the company is…

QEMS, Inc. Announces York County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Quality Electronic Manufacturing Services, Inc. (QEMS), a provider of electronics manufacturing services, today announced that it has located new operations in York County. The company’s $7.6 million investment is projected to create 110 new jobs. Established in 2002,…

Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on Supreme Court’s Ruling Allowing Charlie Condon to Serve as Chairman of Santee Cooper’s Board

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling confirming the validity of his appointment of former South Carolina Attorney General Charlie Condon to serve as Chairman of Santee Cooper’s Board of Directors: “Charlie Condon…

Governor's Mansion Christmas Open House Scheduled For December 3

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and the First Family invite South Carolinians and their families to join them for a Christmas Open House on Monday, December 3, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Governor's Mansion. Santa and his elves will be present to greet guests…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Resignation of S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Executive Director

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced Cheryl Stanton’s resignation as Executive Director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW), effective December 7, 2018. “Director Stanton’s service to South Carolina and the people who live and work here have made…

Gov. Henry McMaster and the First Family Announce 52nd Annual Governor's Carolighting

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and the First Family will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with the 52nd Annual Governor's Carolighting at the South Carolina State House on Monday, November 26 at 7:00 PM. Those unable to attend in person will be…

Bintelli LLC Growing Charleston County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Bintelli LLC, an Inc. 5000 company and manufacturer and distributor of mopeds, scooters and electric vehicles for a variety of applications, today announced another expansion of its Charleston County operations. The $2.9 million investment is projected to create an…

Domino’s to Open New Processing Facility in Lexington County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Domino’s, the Michigan-based pizza restaurant chain, today announced plans to open a new processing facility in Lexington County. The company’s new project is slated to create 75 jobs. Founded in 1960, Domino’s is the largest pizza company in the world based on global…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: November 13, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of November 13th includes: Tuesday, November 13, 12:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will attend the Public Service Authority Evaluation and Recommendation Committee meeting, Room 308, Gressette Building, State House grounds, Columbia, S.C. Friday…

Gnotec Group Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gnotec Group, a supplier to the automotive industry, is locating new operations in Orangeburg County. The company’s $5.9 million investment is projected to create 78 new jobs in the community.  Gnotec specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of metal…

Carolina Poly, Inc. Expanding Its Chester County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carolina Poly, Inc., a venture of Poly-America, one of the largest polyethylene film manufacturers in the United States,is expanding its Chester County operations. The company’s $25 million capital investment is projected to create 75 new jobs.  With sister…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: October 29, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of October 29th includes: Monday, October 29, 10:00 AM: Gov. McMaster joined state and federal agency officials and representatives from non-profits for Marion County Team South Carolina Day, a Hurricane Florence relief event, Marion…

Gov. Henry McMaster and DEW Executive Director Cheryl Stanton Announce Record Cuts to Unemployment Tax Rate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) Executive Director Cheryl Stanton announced that the 2019 tax rates for businesses will be an average of 18.8 percent lower than in 2018 – the largest decrease in the rates so far, putting $52 million…

Nucor Building Systems Expanding Lexington County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nucor Building Systems, a leading manufacturer of custom, pre-engineered metal building systems, is growing its existing operations in Lexington County. The company’s $7 million investment is projected to create approximately 60 new jobs. Nucor Building Systems has been…

Nutramax Laboratories Expanding Lancaster County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C.– Nutramax Laboratories and its family of companies, a leading manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplement products for people and their pets, are expanding operations in Lancaster County. The company is investing an additional $20 million in the project, creating…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Horry/Georgetown Team South Carolina Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster will be joined by state and federal officials and non-profit organizations for Team South Carolina Day for Horry and Georgetown Counties Monday, October 22 in Conway, South Carolina. Team South Carolina days provide local residents and businesses affected by…

British Airways Unveils Plans for Non-stop Air Service Between South Carolina and the U.K.

COLUMBIA, S.C. –British Airways, a full-service global airline, today announced plans for new, non-stop air service between London’s Heathrow Airport and the Charleston International Airport. The twice-weekly flight, slated to start in April 2019, marks the first direct trans-Atlantic flight…

Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Darlington County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State of South Carolina and FEMA are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Darlington (Darlington County) Wednesday, Oct. 17. Eight additional centers are open in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the…

Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials Launching Operations in Spartanburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials, a 50-50 joint venture between Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and South Korea-based Huvis Corporation, is launching new manufacturing operations at Auriga Polymers, Inc.’s campus in Spartanburg County. The $48 million investment is…

Green Energy Biofuel Locating New Facility in Aiken County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Green Energy Biofueltoday announced plans to locate a new recycling facility in Aiken County. The company’s $4.3 million capital investment is projected to create more than 40 jobs over the next five years.  Starting with only two employees in 2008, Green Energy…

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Visits Horry County for Three Weeks

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will be visiting locations throughout Horry County over the next three weeks.    MDRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to maximize their reach to as many affected areas and survivors as possible. The…

Gov. Henry McMaster Creates Statewide Commission to Address Flooding

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2018-50 (PDF), which creates the South Carolina Floodwater Commission. The governor has created the Commission due to a need for communication and coordination between local authorities, state officials, federal agencies, and the…

Linde Hydraulics Corporation Establishing New Facility in York County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Linde Hydraulics Corporation, a global manufacturer of hydraulic and electronic drive systems, today announced plans to locate new production operations in York County. The company’s $13.4 million investment is projected to create more than 60 new jobs. As a technology…

Southern Current Launching New Solar Projects in Marion County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with five new solar facilities in Marion County. The company is projected to invest a total of approximately $16 million in the projects…

Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Florence County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State of South Carolina and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Florence County on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the South Carolina major disaster declaration for…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: October 8, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of October 8th includes: Monday, October 8, 12:00 PM:  Gov. McMaster attended the Memorial Service for Sgt. Terrence Carraway, Florence, S.C. Wednesday, October 10, 12:00 PM:  Gov. McMaster will speak at the North Augusta Chamber of…

Nupi Americas to Expand Hampton County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nupi Americas, Inc. today announced that the company will invest $6.2 million in an expansion of its current manufacturing and distribution facility at the Southern Carolina Industrial Campus in Hampton County. Established in 2001 with facilities in Houston, Texas, Nupi…

Gov. Henry McMaster Takes Steps to Assist Local Governments with Mosquito Abatement

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster today sent a letter to S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis requesting the transfer of $4 million from the Unclaimed Property Account to the S.C. Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) to help with mosquito abatement services in areas affected by Hurricane Florence…

Caterpillar Locating New Operations in Greenwood County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Caterpillar Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives, will locate a casting facility in Greenwood County. The company’s $13.5 million…

Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Marion, Marlboro, Georgetown Counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State of South Carolina and FEMA will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Marion, Marlboro, and Georgetown Counties. Marion's will open tomorrow, October 4, Marlboro's will open Friday, October 5, and Georgetown's will open Sunday, October 7. The centers offer in-person support…

Wheel Pros Establishing New Manufacturing and Distribution Operations in York County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Wheel Pros, LLC, a leading designer, marketer and distributor of branded aftermarket wheels, today announced plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in York County. The $13.9 million investment is expected to result in the creation of 275 new jobs…

Evanesce Packaging Solutions, Inc. Locating Production Facility in Colleton County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Evanesce Packaging Solutions, Inc.today announced plans to locate its first large-scale production operations in Colleton County. The facility, which will manufacture compostable food service trays, represents a $70 million investment and is expected to create 368 new…

MAHLE Behr Expanding Its Charleston County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – MAHLE Behr Charleston Inc., a leading supplier of air conditioning and radiator assemblies, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Charleston County. The company’s $36 million investment is projected to create 115 new jobs. MAHLE Behr is a premier international…

Florence and Darlington County Residents Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance

COLUMBIA, S.C. – At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Florence and Darlington counties eligible to apply for the Individual Assistance program. Residents in…

Gov. Henry McMaster to Host Chesterfield Team South Carolina Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster will visit Cheraw on Thursday, October 4, for Chesterfield Team South Carolina Day – a relief event that will serve as a one-stop for Chesterfield County residents who have been affected by Hurricane Florence. The Chesterfield Team South Carolina event will…

Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Chesterfield, Dillon and Horry Counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Disaster Recovery Centers are opening in in Cheraw, Dillon and Conway on Tuesday, October 2 to help residents with damages and losses from Hurricane Florence. Other centers will be opening soon in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence. Representatives from the State of South…

Element Materials Technology Opening Anderson County Facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. –Element Materials Technology(Element), a leader in materials and product qualification testing, today announced plans to open new operations in Anderson County. The company’s $3.4 million investment is projected to create 31 new jobs.   Element specializes in…

Longleaf Packaging, LLC Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. –Longleaf Packaging, LLC today announced plans to establish a new manufacturing facility in Orangeburg County. The company’s $6 million investment is projected to create 28 new jobs in the community. Longleaf Packaging will analyze and produce dry mix products for…

Georgetown County Residents Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance Program

COLUMBIA, S.C. - At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Georgetown County eligible to apply for the Individual Assistance program. Residents in Chesterfield, Dillon,…